• Science,  Uncategorized


    I clearly am late to the game on this but I just discovered the hashtag #overlyhonestmethods and seriously spent 20 minutes reading through the posts, laughing out loud, and orating the best ones to the science nerds around me…. @ethomm “#overlyhonestmethods – sample stayed on ice between centrifuge runs for as long as it took me to check my social media feeds” @DrTwittenheimer “A modified protocol was implemented because a certain graduate student seems unable to follow simple instructions.#overlyhonestmethods” @eperiste “We settled on co-first authorship because it’s less bloody than dueling. #overlyhonestmethods” Story of my life or what? @MrEpid “#overlyhonestmethods We don’t know how the results were obtained. The postdoc who did…

  • Recipes,  Uncategorized

    Gluten Free Ski Cake

    Two weeks ago I went to tahoe to celebrate a good friend’s birthday. My friend is entirely gluten free so I wanted to try to make her a birthday cake that she could safely enjoy. I’ve never made a gluten free cake before and to be honest, I was a little nervous because sometimes the texture is a little chalky. I really wanted to get the cake as moist as possible, but I also wanted to make sure it set up well. I found a recipe for GF Devil’s Food cake on The Wholesome Home that I changed a little bit and have posted below. I’m sure the original recipes…

  • Recipes,  Uncategorized

    Kale Chips

    Kale gets a bad reputation. People tend to have strong negative feelings towards it because of its outward bitterness and rough texture, but it’s actually a really great green. Beyond being rich in fiber, iron, and antioxidants it really can be flavorful it treated well. I like to use it in salads or sauté it in stir frys, etc., but this preparation is probably my favorite. Kale chips make a delightful little snack that is SUPER easy to make. Ingredients: 1 bunch kale 2 T olive oil 1 t. salt 1 t. black pepper 2 t. cayenne 1 sprig fresh dill Recipe: 1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.…

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