About the girl behind the apron…

Me in Croatia 1.2

Hi there, my name’s Rossi! I’m originally from Charleston, SC, but I’m currently spending the year working in food security and anti-hunger in Milwaukee, WI, where my thin southern blood is constantly trying to acclimate to the cold. Ever since I was little, I’ve loved cooking, especially baking, and I’ve been trying out new recipes again and again for as long as I can remember. In doing so, I would always cover the kitchen in sugar and flour, much to my mom’s dismay.

Not much has changed since then.

Not only do I love to bake, but I’m also devoted to nutrition and healthy eating. Through lots (and lots) of trial and error, I’ve learned to combine these two passions and have now become what I like to call a “healthy baker”… most of the time.

It isn’t always pretty. My muffins are sometimes more like rocks, and often more batter makes it onto my clothes than into the pan (see the above picture). But there are also plenty of successes along the way, and those are the recipes and stories that I hope to share with you here. So preheat the oven, bust out your spatula, and tie your apron, because we’re about to have some fun in the kitchen.

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Some lists:

Foods I Like:

Goat cheese
Any free samples
Fried eggs
Sour Patch Kids
Unhulled tahini
More honey
Almond extract
Harris Teeter sugar cookies
Raw cookie dough
All the bread

Random facts:

I’ve spent hours watching This Is SportsCenter commercials on more than one occasion

My hair is pretty much always in a braid

I used to be terrible at making sugar cookies, until this happened

I once corrected my doctor’s grammar at the age of five (I was that punk kid)

My favorite joke: Q: How many psychiatrists does it take to change a lightbulb? A: How many do you think it takes?
Runner up: What did the egg say to the boiling water? “It’s gonna take me a while to get hard, I just got laid by some chick.”

This was the best day of my life


I’m not cool enough to:

Drink espresso
Dye my hair pink
Live in Austin
Wear a beanie
Go on a juice cleanse
Own an ironic t-shirt
Be in a band
Rock a trench coat
Drink wheatgrass shots
Grow plants without killing them

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If you have any additional questions or comments, feel free to email me at abakinggirl@gmail.com!

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