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Into the fog

In Blog, Wordless Wednesday On Monday, January 19, 2015 28 Comments

When I was in my mid-20s, my (then) fiancée, (now) husband & I applied to business school. We applied all around the country, knowing that acceptance rates were… Read More »

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Butter bean hummus with spiced pumpkin seeds

In Blog, Crazy days, Recipes On Monday, January 19, 2015 10 Comments

The yin and yang of food blogging: let’s talk about yin first. Meeting loads of new people who are hugely passionate about food; pushing myself creatively to make… Read More »

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How to get your PhD in nesting

In Blog, Wordless Wednesday On Monday, January 12, 2015 42 Comments

More nesting. I apologize. But these are particularly good nesting moments that needed to be shared. They happened post-Christmas, which was technically part of the same vacation as the last… Read More »

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Sledding brownies

In Blog, Lazy days On Monday, January 12, 2015 14 Comments

I’m going to cop to a few facts here. These brownies: with the exception of a few minor tweaks, are an exact replica of the recipe created Gaby Dalkin for… Read More »

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And then, there was Christmas

In Blog, Wordless Wednesday On Monday, January 5, 2015 33 Comments

Many people dread the coming of winter, the solstice, the shortening of days. In some ways, I crave winter. It’s my time to hibernate; to stay indoors unapologetically,… Read More »

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Green shakshuka

In Blog, Crazy days, Recipes On Monday, January 5, 2015 13 Comments

There was a time, only a few months ago, when shakshuka wasn’t part of my cooking rotation. I’d come across these eggs, baked with Moroccan or Tunisian ingredients… Read More »

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Tarallucci E Vino at the new Cooper Hewitt

In Blog, Wordless Wednesday On Monday, December 29, 2014 21 Comments

It’s December 29, just a few short days before New Year’s Eve. I’m spent from this holiday. In a good way…but suffering from that specific type of exhaustion… Read More »

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Rutabaga soup with sage and white cheddar

In Blog, Crazy days On Sunday, December 28, 2014 2 Comments

I’m on a one-woman mission to save the rutabaga. Which, according to my research today, is also called a “Swede” in Europe. I was in the midst of… Read More »

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Happy holidays

In Blog, Wordless Wednesday On Monday, December 22, 2014 23 Comments

‘Tis the time of year for baking, snuggling, Christmas-cake-eating, roaring-fire-making-and-setting-off-the-fire-alarming, and general hunkering, not otherwise specified. Which means logging off the computer for as much time as I… Read More »

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Candy cane birthday cake

In Blog, Lazy days, Recipes On Monday, December 22, 2014 4 Comments

Lauren’s birthday is four days before Christmas, which makes for some interesting challenges around the holidays. Just when I’ve gotten through November which includes Sam’s birthday and Thanksgiving,… Read More »