Hey, it’s just me (Rachael) today, as Natalie is off studying. I have been craving really good home cooked food these past few days since we were away much of the last week. I know I mentioned that we were going on some college visits in the last post, but I did not expect the whole week to be so busy! We left on Tuesday and drove seven hours to Pittsburgh where we visited Carnegie Mellon (which was super awesome, by the way). The day after we drove to Cleveland for Natalie to visit Case Western, and after that we went to Oberlin, which is just Southwest of Cleveland. Right after the open house at Oberlin was finished we got into the car and drove all the way back to Niskayuna, New York. We got home around one… in the morning. Continue reading
It’s only August, but it seems like Summer is already starting to wrap up. The mornings are beginning to become cooler and it’s almost time to start thinking about school. So to push off Fall and stay wrapped up in the hot weather and lazy Summer days that we love (and that you surely love, too), we made a dessert that brings to mind all of those disgustingly hot, headache inducing and sweat-causing days of Summer: popsicles. Continue reading
First off, we have to apologize—it seems like it has been quite some time since we last posted. Things just got in the way and we got busy, and you know, that thing called life sort of happened. The two of us were pretty busy with volunteer work last week and then this past weekend we went up to our family’s camp in the Adirondacks. And boy, was that fun!
So, how many of you actually know what a pletzel is? Yup, that’s what we thought—not too many of you. These amazing creations are made from challah dough and then layered with an onion-poppy seed mixture. The lightness of the dough paired with the sweet, caramelized onion filling is completely irresistible. I mean, seriously, half of the batch was gone before they had been out of the oven for an hour. Continue reading
The fourth of July is coming up fast, and we were really excited to be posting a recipe for the holiday. We were going to make it up north at our friends’ camp and then post it when we got back, but then we realized how stupid we were being. Why post a fourth of July recipe after the fourth? Isn’t the point of posting it so that you all can make it in time for your barbecues, get-togethers, and awesome fireworks? Yes, yes it is. Continue reading