Monthly Archives: May 2014

Cancun Whale Shark Diving and Sunburns from Hell

Our trip to Cancun started off so promisingly, but there was no way it could all be smooth sailing and copious amounts of alcohol right? Check out how right I was, when we decided to daringly swim with sharks! Continue reading

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Blueberry Flip Flop

May 28, 2013

Hi everyone!

Are you ready for a sweet treat that’s super easy to make? My mom passed this recipe along to me years ago (she cut it out of our local newspaper long before that), and now it’s one of my go-to, easy dessert recipes. It’s especially popular with my boyfriend who’s got a sweet tooth for fruity desserts, and I love being able to make it for him so easily. Continue reading

Things I Learned in Cancun: Jalapeno Juice and Eyes are No Bueno

You may have thought my travels were limited solely to Asia, well it’s time to think again. Join me on my next series of blogs through Cancun, Mexico. Although we were only there for a few days, we got into plenty of trouble! With that much tequila around, how could you not? Continue reading

The End of the Epic Saga of Studying Abroad in Hong Kong

Finally, I’ve reached the end of my epic travels through Southeast Asia and Hong Kong. Yes, my very last day in Hong Kong warranted an entire blog post all its own. Please enjoy my parting memories and know how much I’ve enjoyed sharing my travels and my new-found love of Asia with you. Continue reading

The Countdown in Hong Kong Continues, and I Learn Packing Sucks!

The final days saga continues. No matter how many years go by since my study abroad, whenever I look back over these posts, it seems as vivid to me as if it happened yesterday. Don’t miss it – there’s a very fancy, schmancy date to be had! Continue reading

The Final Countdown Begins in Hong Kong

These were some of the hardest posts I had to write during my time in Hong Kong. The last few days, the final countdown, the end of a life-changing semester. Let’s start the clock. Continue reading

Espresso Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

May 16, 2014

My boyfriend recently got a new townhouse and in his beautiful new home is a beautiful new stove just begging for us to use it. I’ve been happily obliging, but when I discovered the oven is not only conventional but also a convection oven. I’ve never done convection baking or roasting, but after a quick Google search of how to adjust it, I decided to give it a try. My first experiment: convection roasting an espresso rubbed pork tenderloin.

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