Cute Carrot Cupcakes

So…parents always tell us that vegetables are good for us… but do us children ever listen? Rarely. When I first got glasses in 4th grade, my mom told me that it was because I did not eat enough carrots. While that might have been true (the fact that I did not eat enough carrots), was my… Continue Reading


Finally a U.S. Citizen!

Today is the day! What day? The day I became a United States citizen! AND it’s on National Voter Registration Day, too! HOW APPROPRIATE! The oath was taken, the Pledge of Allegiance was said, the “Star Spangled Banner” was sung, and my certificate was received!!! Wheee!!!! To be quite frank, I do not know why… Continue Reading


Grilled Cheese

I HAVE NEVER MADE GRILLED CHEESE BEFORE TODAY. I REPEAT: I HAVE NEVER MADE GRILLED CHEESE BEFORE TODAY. Reason: I thought it was so complicated and intricate, and I always wondered how people got that char of toasted brown on the bread! Obviously, growing up in a traditionally Korean household, neither of my parents made grilled… Continue Reading


Tomato Soup: Healthy & Simple

When I was an undergraduate freshman in the dorms, I had A LOT of Campbell’s soup, especially the ones that had the letters in it. Do you all know what I am talking about? The ones with the soggy ABCS? I know that I could have bought the ones that didn’t have the mushy letters… Continue Reading


Muir Woods Adventure: Fall 2016

Ever since I went on my first ever hike at Muir Woods a few years ago, it has definitely been my favorite park to go hiking! The wooded terrain with the deliciously musky redwood scent has always had the best allure! Last June, when Matty and I tried to go one last time before we… Continue Reading


Kebabs

This past weekend, Hye Bin had a 4 day weekend from her program. Because she has been such a great partner and a great chef for me for the longest time, I wanted to make her a special meal. I thought to myself, “What is something delicious that I can make better than her? What… Continue Reading


Why Do Cats Sit on Their Tails?

Recently, my meowmmy has been looking quite inquiringly at me at random times. To be quite frank, it was a tad bit uncomfortable, so I asked her WHAT WAS UP! She replied with, “Kernel, why are you standing on your tail?” I looked down at my front paws, and … meowmmy was right! I WAS… Continue Reading