Tag Archives: Cooking

Starbucks Copycat Green Tea Frappuccino


by Caroline Hurley
Sometime around Halloween I tried a sample of a Starbucks drink called a Franken Frappuccino. It was amazing.  The drink was a combination of a green tea frappuccino with mint syrup and mocha chips. I didn't know that green tea frappuccinos were a thing but apparently you can order them all the time. Which is great because I wasn't all that interested in the chocolate chips anyway.  I'm trying to be an adult after all and something about chocolate chips in my morning beverage just doesn't make Read more [...]

Chipotle Chicken Tacos


by Caroline Hurley
  These chipotle chicken tacos are out of this world good. Make double the amount you think you'll need because you'll definitely want it. You can make theses tacos with steak and they'll be just as good. Here's the recipe. Chipotle Chicken Tacos Serves two-three 6 mini flour tortillas 1/2 cup grated quesadilla or monterey jack cheese  1 Avocado 2 chicken breasts that have been halved. 1 Tablespoon cilantro 1 Tablespoon mayo 2 Tablespoons sour cream 1- 1.5 Tablespoons Read more [...]

Easy Reuben Egg Rolls


by Caroline Hurley
Last night we had an Egg Roll and Egg Nog night at my apartment. It was a pretty fun way to kick off the Christmas season. A pin for reuben egg rolls made its way around Pinterest a year or two ago and I knew immediately that I must try them. Without a dutch oven for frying I had to look around for them at local restaurants. It turns out there are two restaurants that serve them in the Raleigh area. The first of which was a jewish deli that has since gone out of business. The second is a little Read more [...]

The Best BLT


by Caroline Hurley
  Have I told you about my tomato journey? That's right a tomato journey. I have had an extreme aversion  to tomatoes my whole life. This isn't a "be polite and eat it anyway" aversion. This was a full on "if I eat this there is a 90% chance I'll gag at the dinner table" aversion. I've always disliked them but it wasn't till high school when I accidentally ate a rotten one that I truly developed a hate for the darn things. About a year ago I was at a get together and the host (whom Read more [...]

College Student and Twenty Something Kitchen Essentials


by Caroline Hurley
This is a part of my series about learning how to cook for one as a college student or twenty something. See my post about cooking tips and my other post about what basic ingredients you should keep on hand. I get it. You're not exactly ready to call yourself Julia Child but you think you might like to dabble in the kitchen every now and then. I am among you. After moving out of the dorms I felt a calling to get to cookin'. When I lived in my first place I thought a lot about what I would Read more [...]