A Year in Blogging With Edible Ink | Lifestyle

This post is a celebration of Edible Ink’s first year in the blogosphere, an intent for the year to come and general notes on what I’ve learned about blogging over the past year.

Top 8 Essential Baking Utensils | Lifestyle

Baking is an exact science... most of the time. While I do much improvisation in the kitchen (it is difficult to follow a recipe without adding my own spin), baking is a delicate balance, and requires precision. And so I present to you, my eight top baking utensils. These tools are a must-have to make…

Refreshing Blueberry Lemon Popsicles | Recipe

Soak up the last of summer with these 3 ingredient popsicles! For this recipe, you'll need to make a batch of Lemon-Lime Simple Syrup. Allow it to cool before using in the popsicles. I purchased my popsicle mold on a whim -- and it turned out to be one of the best $3 I've ever…

How to Create a Menu for Meal Prep | Lifestyle

There are seemingly infinite meal prep resources available today. From meal kit services like Blue Apron and Hello Fresh, to specialty services like Sun Basket, and meal prep delivery like Catered Fit, the options seem endless. Additionally, a multitude of social media gurus offer services that provide you with a fully outlined menu to follow,…

Apple Chai Stovetop Brew | Recipe

Chai is one of my favorite beverages of ALL TIME. The beauty of chai is that it varies region to region, between coffee and tea houses, and even within families. It's a staple that is personal, amorphous and somehow, always delicious. If you're in the Grover Beach area, please visit Red Bee Coffee and order…

5 Best Oils to Keep in Your Pantry | Lifestyle

Olive, sunflower, canola, avocado, walnut, sesame... the list seems endless! There are a multitude of oil options out there. Experimentation with different oils is the best way to find out what you find easiest to cook with and what flavors you like best. Here I've provided a list of my top five most used cooking…

Creative Essays by a Hungry Writer

Where do you begin to tell a story as expansive, diverse and culturally pertinent as the story of food? Through history, tradition, or family heritage, there is infinite significance entwined in all cuisine. The story of food is deeply personal, be it a social phenomenon or the reverence with which one dish is passed down from generation…