Kirsten is a lifestyle journalist and author focusing on food, fitness, health, crafts and all things creative. Since 2010, she has managed the lifestyle DIY blog WildAmor.com (formerly Studs & Pearls). She published the DIY book, Studs & Pearls: 30 Creative Projects for Customized Fashion, in 2014. Kirsten was born and raised in New York. She likes food more than people.

This Single Serving Of Chicken Parm Is So Easy, Anyone Can Make It

From its crispy breading to its gooey cheese, chicken parmesan is the epitome of delicious comfort food. It can also be pretty intimidating to make at home, especially if you're used to eating it at fancy restaurants and authentic pizzerias. There…
By Kirsten Nunez

How To Make Cookie Dough That’s Safe To Eat Raw In Only 5 Minutes

Oh, cookie dough. There is something so addicting about this gooey dessert. I mean, it's the perfect excuse to start baking cookies... just to give up halfway, of course. Yet, when you live alone and have a sweet tooth on a mission, a full batch of…
By Kirsten Nunez

This Cherry Pie Recipe Is The Cutest Way To Celebrate July 4th

With Independence Day 2018 around the corner, it's time to think about this year's cherry pie recipe. I mean, this old-fashioned treat is festive without even trying. However, when your plans don't involve fireworks or barbecues by the pool, baking…
By Kirsten Nunez

This Genius Recipe Makes Just Enough Buffalo Ranch Dip For Exactly One Person

Now that summer is around the corner, all I can think about is chips and dip. I mean, burgers and hot dogs might steal the show, but let’s be real: Dip is the highlight of BBQs and picnics, especially if it involves cult-favorites like Buffalo and…
By Kirsten Nunez

How To Make The Cutest Single Serving Of Cornbread You’ve Ever Seen

From chili to barbecue, some foods just aren't complete without a side of homemade cornbread. However, as someone who lives alone, it doesn't always make sense to bake an entire loaf of it. Because what am I supposed to do with the leftovers? I'm…
By Kirsten Nunez

This Recipe For A Single Serving Of Banana Bread Is The Perfect No-Frills Dessert

We've all been there before: You buy some bananas, and before you know it, they are suddenly way too ripe to enjoy. This is especially common during those insanely busy weeks when you forget they even exist, or those crazy hot months when everything…
By Kirsten Nunez

Here's The PERFECT Homemade Soup Recipe For When It Feels Like Winter Will Never End

Nothing says "comfort food" quite like a hot, zesty bowl of tomato soup. And if you are anything like me, this classic dish is like holding a delicious throwback to the golden days of your childhood right in your hands. However, the canned stuff can…
By Kirsten Nunez

This Is The Easiest Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe You Will EVER Try

When it comes to classic pasta dishes, it is safe to say that Fettuccine Alfredo is one of the greats. How can you say no to that rich and buttery cream sauce? That said, making it at home can sometimes be a hassle — if you live alone and you make…
By Kirsten Nunez

This Decadent Cheesecake Recipe Requires NO Baking

Ah, cheesecake. It's an understatement to say that I am head over heels for this rich and decadent dessert — but due to most recipes being fairly arduous processes, it's not really something that I'm able to have as frequently as I'd like. Plus,…
By Kirsten Nunez

This Adorable Shepherd’s Pie Recipe Is So Easy, Anyone Can Make It

When you are all about holiday cooking, St. Patrick's Day is the perfect chance to experiment with Irish recipes. But does that mean you need to dye every meal with green food coloring? No, thankfully. A hearty dish like the one made by this…
By Kirsten Nunez

This Recipe For A Tiny Soft Pretzel Is Seriously Adorable

When it comes to classic comfort snacks, nothing hits the spot quite like soft pretzels. Every bite is basically a warm, delicious hug. But soft pretzels are usually only treats you can get while you're shopping at the mall, or walking around the…
By Kirsten Nunez

This Chicken Pot Pie Recipe For One Person Is Shockingly Easy To Master

There is something so nostalgic about chicken pot pie. I mean, even the name makes me feel warm and fuzzy inside — and I know I'm not the only one. It's delicious! That's why I set out to make a single serving recipe of chicken pot pie from scratch…
By Kirsten Nunez

15 Valentine's Day Candy Gift Ideas You Still Have Time To Put Together

Now that Valentine's Day is around the corner, does anyone else feel like they're being haunted by candy hearts and boxed chocolate? These treats basically define the romantic holiday — but honestly, I'd rather make homemade candy gifts for…
By Kirsten Nunez

This Mini Pizza Recipe Is The CUTEST Way To Celebrate National Pizza Day

I'll be the first to admit that I'm in a serious relationship with pizza, and unless you are allergic to all things delicious, there is a good chance that you feel similarly. Pizza is just the best! That's why I set out to make a single serving of…
By Kirsten Nunez

Here’s How To Make A Mini Red Velvet Cake That’s The Perfect Size For Just You

There is just something so luxurious about red velvet cake. The name probably has something to do with it, yeah — but beyond that, between the vibrant red hue and its subtle cocoa flavor, it's really a dessert force to be reckoned with. However,…
By Kirsten Nunez

How To Make A Single Rice Krispies Treat For Yourself

When it comes to classic sweets, I think we can all agree that Rice Krispies Treats are high up on the list. Between the crunchy cereal and gooey marshmallows, how can anyone resist? Luckily, it's also ridiculously easy to recreate at home,…
By Kirsten Nunez

How To Make A Single Bowl Of Spaghetti For When You're On Your Own For Dinner

When it comes to comfort food, spaghetti is as classic as it gets. It's filling, delicious, and ridiculously easy to make. And while you can get away with cooked pasta and a jar of sauce, there's something special about a spaghetti recipe designed…
By Kirsten Nunez

Use This Genius Recipe To Make A Mini Chocolate Cake That Fits In The Palm Of Your Hand

You can literally never go wrong with chocolate cake. It's literally the best treat there is — decadent, rich, sweet, delicious... did I mention decadent? But, when every recipe for chocolate cake out there is meant to be shared by more than one…
By Kirsten Nunez

New Year’s Eve Desserts You Can Make With CHAMPAGNE

Now that it is time to welcome a new year, champagne is probably on your mind. After all, a celebration doesn't seem complete without it, and New Year's Eve is no exception. And while you can't go wrong with a classic glass of bubbly, why not add…
By Kirsten Nunez

13 Drinks You Can Make On New Year’s Eve That Don’t Require Any Alcohol

It's no secret that celebrations revolve around alcohol, especially when it comes to New Year's Eve. I mean, champagne is basically flowing out of water faucets around this time of the year. Celebrating during this time of year can be tricky if you…
By Kirsten Nunez