Foodie Adventures, Random Meals

Tasting Quebec Favorites

Every time someone visits from home (usually, my mom), I quickly come up with a list of goodies I miss and want to eat. On one of her last trips, she very much delivered, with many good treats that I slowly savored in the months following her visit. Vachons Cakes: Joe Louis, Mae West, Ah… Continue reading Tasting Quebec Favorites

Foodie Adventures, Recipes

New Orleans and Bread Pudding

During my mom's visit, we were trying to come up with a fun little road trip idea. Last year, we had a great time visiting Savannah. While chatting with my friend, New Orleans came up as a suggestion. Mom was into it so we planned a 3-day girls road trip with my mom and my… Continue reading New Orleans and Bread Pudding

Foodie Adventures

A Foodie Spring Break in Chicago

For this year's spring break, I was lucky enough to be able to tag along on Jeff's work assignment in Chicago. I had never been and Jeff had been telling me for years how this was one of his favorite cities. Originally, I was a little bummed (and let's be honest, fairly scared) to have… Continue reading A Foodie Spring Break in Chicago

Foodie Adventures, Random Meals, Uncategorized

Mom’s Visit Through Meals

As the school year ended, I was able to celebrate with a very special visitor: my mom! A year after her last visit, she came back for more. This time, we didn't do as much tourist stuff, partly because we had already done a ton last year but also because it was ridiculously hot outside… Continue reading Mom’s Visit Through Meals