Food Revolution Day 2013

A thank you note from my favorite elementary school teacher, Mrs. Czerniecki, after my first ever visit to Europe and Paris in 1999.  I was in 4th grade. If any of you follow my 20-something blog, The Sum of 20-Something, you already know that the past month has been very hectic for me, as my…

24 Hours in Amherst, MA

When I told my tita (aunt) that my boyfriend and I were coming to visit her and her family at the their home in Amherst, Massachusetts, she hilariously asked, “You guys aren’t vegetarian, are you? 😦”  I assured her we most definitely weren’t, and in case we decided to cook for their family, I asked her if…

My love affair with brioche

I… have an obsession with brioche… But before I talk to you about that, I need to tell you first about this sandwich: This sandwich changed my life.  I ate it one cold afternoon in January of this year, but to this day, I can still taste every delicious bite.  Chicken, tomato, lettuce, and cheese…