Yumm Bowl

Hi Everyone,

April was a crazy month. We had something planned for us every weekend for school- throw in a 10k, half marathon training (which is going great by the way!) and a social life, I was left with little time to cook or bake. Everything I did manage to squeeze in seemed to be slightly off and to top it off, I managed to break my food processor while trying to make some peanut butter. But May is here, and I also got a brand new food processor (for free might I add!).

Pretty, non? It even has 2 sets of blades 🙂

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Nutella Cookies

Hi Everyone,

Today is our last day of classes! Now the studying really has to start… A few of my friends and I were talking about chocolate and studying and how they just seem to fit together- almost to the point of necessity. You know, get your pens, your notecards, your water, your caffeine, your chocolate- sounds about right 😉

Yesterday in the grocery store, I was craving chocolate but was also completely indecisive in the snack isle- I wasn’t in the mood for anything. I finally saw some chocolate covered hazelnuts but was turned off by all of the preservatives and large package (I know that I’d probably eat the whole thing, especially while studying, and that just didn’t need to happen).

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An International Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is by far my favorite holiday. What could be better than a holiday centered around family, friends, and delicious food?

Since I couldn’t go home for the holiday, I decided to bring it to Germany 🙂
I invited six friends, and they all helped me throughout the entire process- with the shopping, baking, and cooking. One of them even let me use her oven to bake the turkeys (yes turkeys) and babysat them while I prepared everything else at my apartment. There are some things my little toaster isn’t capable of…
My Taiwanese friend came over Wednesday to help me prep the desserts. I decided on homemade apple pie pockets and a pumpkin pecan brownie “pie” because I don’t really like real pie and neither does my other american friend who was going to be there.