Grilled Squash Salad

“Try a Little Tenderness” is–by-far–Otis Redding’s best song. For those complete nubes who have never heard of the song and/or the artist, or for those who want a 1980s throwback, I present to you the classic clip of Jon Cryer from Pretty in Pink: Few would characterize Cryer’s reaction (or even Cryer’s character’s reaction) as…well…”tender”. However, … More Grilled Squash Salad

Watermelon Tomato Salad

This is an interesting summer. I’ve been working with a collaborator at a university that is (approximately) 90 minutes away from my current institution and home. We are running a nine-week summer research program for undergraduates and are working on our own projects too. Due to what would be a very exhausting and expensive commute … More Watermelon Tomato Salad

The Blacker the Berry, the Sweeter the Cocktail

It finally happened. TTENG has its first cocktail! I’ve been meaning to experiment more with cocktails, bitters and the like. It’s a new food trend that honestly just fascinates me. Whether we’re talking the new or retro interpretation, cocktails are not my typical cup of tea. I’m a red wine or scotch neat kind of person. … More The Blacker the Berry, the Sweeter the Cocktail