Recipe: The Ultimate Dog Birthday Cake (That Humans Love Too)

So what’s new? Just last week, my family and I celebrated our dog’s 4th birthday!  I saw this as an awesome opportunity to explore the world of gourmet doggie treats and meals. After several days of research and dabbling in the kitchen I came up with an amazing recipe for a healthy doggy birthday cake….

Recipe: Homemade Doughnuts

AKT Rating: 5 WOWS! Prep time: 8 mins Cook time: 5 minutes per doughnut Ingredients: 1 serving of pancake mix 1 ½ tbsp cooking oil 1 tsp cinnamon or pumpkin spice 2 tbsp self-rising flour Optional 1 handful of frozen blueberries, frozen raspberries, or frozen fruit (finely chopped)  Optional Toppings: Powdered Sugar Golden Brown Sugar…

Review: Online Summer Camp S’mores Bars

AKT Rating: 5 WOWS! Because of COVID-19, my parent’s company started virtual summer camps for kids. My mom had signed me up for a cooking class, where we made S’mores Bars. The whole class was done by Zoom, and originally, I thought it would be hard to cook on a Zoom call. But it actually…

Review: TeaDrops

AKT Review: 5 WOWS!!! My dad, unlike me, doesn’t really like tea. And in my attempts to get him to like it, I bought him TeaDrops as a Fathers Day gift, and I, of course, had to try them. So, I got the boiled water, and put in the matcha flavoring. It came in a…

Takeout During Corona?

During COVID-19, there has been the ongoing question: is it okay to eat out? Well today, my family and I decided to just go for it. We haven’t eaten out in around 3 months, and we figured that we probably weren’t going to get a chance to eat out again. So, we decided to order…

Recipe: Edible Cookie Dough

AKT Rating: 4 WOWS! Today, during quarantine, I was extremely bored. So, I decided to make some edible cookie dough: 3/4 cups of butter (melted) 3/4 cups of brown sugar 1/4 cups of sugar 1 1/2 cups of baked flour 2 tbsp of milk 1 cup of chocolate chips First mix the dry ingredients in…

Review: Ruby Thai Kitchen

AKT Rating: 5 WOWS! Today, I went to the mall with my friend. And while scouring the food court for someplace yummy to eat, we fount the Ruby Thai Kitchen. First, we got the Thai Fried Rice. It was delicious fried rice with corn, peas, and carrots, and the rice was a nice, tender consistency,…

Review: Chick-Fil-A

AKT Rating: 3 WOWS!!! Yesterday, while on the road with my family, my Dad insisted that we try Chick-Fil-A for the first time. Now, I knew that Chick-Fil-A had been getting a lot of hype in the past year, but I had never tried it. So, I figured that this was my opportunity to figure…

Mulberry Tea House

Mulberry Tea House Address: 415 Westfield Ave, Westfield NJ 07090 AKT Rating: 4 WOWS! Tea Selection: 5 WOWS! Scones: 5 WOWS! Finger Sandwiches: 4 WOWS! Pastries: 4 WOWS! Fine China: 4 WOWS! Menu Variety: 4 WOWS! Ambiance: 4 WOWS! Price: PRICED FAIRLY! Last weekend, my family and I went to the Mulberry Tea House for…