Coconut Strawberry Basil Sherbet

This recipe has the refreshing qualities of an icy sorbet, and the creaminess of ice cream – making it sort of like sherbet! I made it with the intention of making ice cream, but really there’s not enough creamy fatness in the ingredients I used to be “ice cream”. I’ve heard that people use bananas,… Read More

Coconut Curry Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These cookies are like regular chocolate chip cookies, but for Adults™! I modeled this recipe off Isa Chandra’s Rosemary Chocolate Chip Cookies, which I highly recommend trying. I’ve made several variations of this recipe, and loved them all.

Tofu “BK Chicken Fries”

When I was in high school, during band camp lunch breaks my friends and I walked over to Burger King. After realizing the salads had as many calories as anything else on the menu, I just ate “chicken fries” every day. Chicken fries are a very strange “food” item which are basically what they sound… Read More

Gravy: The Nectar of Life

 I’m a firm believer that gravy is a food group necessary in every diet. Being from Indiana, I grew up with many meals covered in gravy. It makes me feel at home. I always loved waking up on weekend mornings to the smell of biscuits and gravy 

Stuffed Squash Blossoms

Spring is here! That means flowers are blooming – some of which are edible. In my hometown there is an outdoor Saturday farmers’ market from March – November. Due to high demand, in the middle of summer there is also a Tuesday market. Today was the first day of the Tuesday market, I had to visit!

Interests

Here is a list of the types of information you will find at jessikagriffin.com Transportation! Related specifically to bicycles and public transportation Food! Everything from personal recipes to local and global food issues Sustainability! If we kill all the humans, we can save the forest… Sex and gender issues in the U.S. and abroad Issues… Read More