Category Archives: Food

August 19

By: Meg Humphrey Have You Nerd had the incredible honor of receiving the “Most Unique Website Content” award from the inaugural year of the Geekie Awards in 2013. This year, the Geekies are mixing it up and  giving fans the opportunity to vote for their favorites in each category! Here are my picks. Art: Jackie […]

June 30

DIY Raspberry Jam

By: Terra Clarke Olsen Every year I create a list of things to try or do that I’ve never done before, and this year ‘make jam’ made the list. I was finally able to cross it off this past week as I embarked on a jamming marathon. I tried a few different methods and recipes, but […]

March 14

Featured Kickstarter: Amy’s Mochi

Featured Kickstarter: Amy’s Mochi  By: Meg Humphrey Amy Eam is a Seattleite with a passion for mochi. “What’s mochi?” you might ask! Mochi is a Japanese treat made of glutinous rice that is pounded into a paste and then shaped (usually into balls). Although mochi by itself is more on the savory side (since it […]

March 03

Tasty Food Blogs

Tasty Food Blogs  By: Meg Humphrey I love food and cooking, but with a fairly limited nutritionist provided eating plan, I can get bored really easily. Boredom leads me to deviation from my usual eating habits which means I end up in regrets and carb hangovers (I don’t get hangovers from alcohol, but I do […]

January 24

Featured Kickstarter: Geeky Sprinkles

Featured Kickstarter: Geeky Sprinkles By: Terra Clarke Olsen I love when two of my favorite worlds collide. In this instance, it happens to be three–geek life, baking, and fundraising! I recently backed the Kickstarter for Geeky Sprinkles, and of course, I have to help spread the word so this project can happen (and so I […]

November 18

Butterbeer Recipes

Butterbeer Recipes By: Terra Clarke Olsen Like many fellow nerds, the holidays are not complete without watching the Harry Potter films. But now that the series is over (although will be expanding soon), I like to continue the tradition while adding some fun elements into the fix. Making Butterbeer is one of the best ways to add […]

November 01

Fall Banana Bread Recipe

Fall Banana Bread Recipe By: Katie Neely Here it is, a banana bread recipe I regularly get compliments on. I add about 2 extra bananas and a extra cinnamon. Make sure the bananas are ripe and brown. Tip: putting them in a paper bag will speed up the ripening process. Prep: 25 min. Bake time: […]

August 26

LB’s Suggestions for Healthy, Geeky Living

LB’s Suggestions for Healthy, Geeky Living By: LB Chambers Ok here’s the thing. I’m a terrible person. Activity and health-wise. I have zero drive to compete athletically (I’m that annoying person who, when everyone else is yelling at the referee, is busy reminding everyone that he’s just doing his best at his job). I tried […]

February 25

Why You Need to Visit AFK Tavern

Why You Need to Visit AFK Tavern By: Marla Eizik Let me tell you real quick about this wonderful, magical haven of nerdom. When my friend first mentioned this bar to me, I was confused for a moment. “AFK? What does that stand for?” He just laughed and said, “Away From Keyboard. It’s gamer lingo.” […]

January 31

Vanilla Bean Bundt Cake Recipe

Vanilla Bean Bundt Cake Recipe By: Terra Olsen I’m a sucker for baking—I find the process and smell therapeutic, and the end product fulfilling. So it should come as no surprise that I am always excited to try a new cake recipe. This bundt recipe turned out delicious, and was light enough to follow a […]

December 26

Star Wars Cookies and Holiday Cocktail

Star Wars Cookies and Holiday Cocktail By: Terra Olsen The staff at Have You Nerd had a holiday party, which was of course complete with Star Wars Sugar Cookies and Holiday Cocktails. Although Christmas is over, it is safe to say that parties and treats are thoroughly enjoyed until the New Year, so we wanted […]

December 19

Interview with Sarah, Founder of Marshall’s Haute Sauce

Interview with Sarah, Founder of Marshall’s Haute Sauce Interview by Terra Olsen Tell me about yourself. I am a true canning nerd. I love food, farmers markets, and preserving things the old-fashioned way. I have always loved small businesses, farmers, and local products. It feels like it was destined for me to start this company. […]