Chopped Challenge

Clam juice, condensed milk, and pickles. All I could really do was laugh when I pulled the last slip of paper from the bag and it said “pickles” on it, just my luck. I hate pickles, have only had condensed milk a handful of times, probably wasn’t even using it the right way, and I…

State of Food

There are obvious issues wth our food system, many of them were touched upon in the documentaries Food Inc. and The Meatrix. I believe that in order for there to a change which will benefit the world, the order has to come from people wth power. Leaders from organizations that are responsible for regulating our…

My Mothers Will

I think it’s safe for me to say that I developed a love for cooking from watching my mom cook at a young age. It always started with one question, “what do guys want to have for dinner?”. A simple question with such a complicated response. It was usually spaghetti, or some sort of baked…

My Kitchen Disaster

For as long as I can remember, on the days my mom goes to work, she wakes up at 6 AM to be at work at the hospital at 7 AM. She gets off around 7 PM, and is usually home by 7:45, maybe 8 if there is some traffic and she has to drive…

Back to the Mission

It’s always fun going to places in San Francisco that I never knew existed, even though I’ve lived there my whole life. Todays adventures took us to one of my favorite places in the city, the Mission. Our tour started off at at a mini cupcake shop called Mission Minis. You could smell the sweat…

My Most Memorable Meal

I was walking back to my grandmother’s house, the first time walking the streets of Nigeria by myself. I was hungry and doing my best to avoid the thick smell of smog from the Puegot car that just drove past me. I was almost home, but my hunger was distracting me; I was caught between…