Pikesville native and current resident Nikki Herman cooks and eats in accordance with the changing seasons.“In the summertime,” says Herman,“I take advantage of fresh produce stands, cook with a lot of vegetables and seasonal fruits, and I love to eat outdoors.”
When it comes to dessert,Herman, not a huge chocolate fan, favors sweets made with fruits, such as her mother’s blueberry pie and her own triple berry pie.
As an oncology nurse at Johns Hopkins Hospital, 32-year-old Herman often works 12-hour days. While in the hospital she tries to eat healthy. “Most days I bring boring lunches like salad, or tuna and a bagel,” she says.“But every six weeks, a group of my work friends and colleagues from Unit 5A at the hospital go out to dinner at a new restaurant. We call ourselves the 5A Foodies. It’s always a fun night of catching up, trying different food and drinks, and a time to de-stress from the busy life of an oncology nurse,” she says.
Triple Berry Pie