Category Archives: Food

pumpkin spice granola (& other things that make transitions easier)

summer always throws me off. school was a structure, a routine, a familiar blanket to wrap myself in after stepping, temporarily, into a new normal. graduating law school was exhilarating, exciting. i was proud but also scared. i surprised even … Continue reading

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recent thoughts & eats

my moleskin is currently littered with half-recipes, disjointed thoughts & incomplete lists of ingredients for said half-recipes. try as i may to keep track of what i put in my face, the past few months have been too much of … Continue reading

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on impermanence, even of brussels sprouts: a breakfast hash for two

not to be morbid, but it’s beginning to hit me that nothing in this life is permanent. i don’t mean “hit me” as in i’ve never known this & am suddenly just starting to understand, but more in the sense … Continue reading

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playing it safe: salted caramel chocolate chip cookie bars

sometimes we’re wrong about things & we know it. the instant pang of regret we feel after deftly delivering an unnecessarily low blow in the heat of an argument; the apprehensive renegotiation of space that occurs in our minds after … Continue reading

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perfectly baked brownies & other new year’s resolutions

i’m going to go ahead & assume that most normal people’s new year’s resolutions do not involve brownies. in this way, i am highly abnormal. while i didn’t technically come right out & resolve to make the perfect brownie in … Continue reading

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slow-cooked quinoa with cinnamon apple & acorn squash

i can count the number of times i’ve been shattered on one hand. i know this makes me one of the lucky ones. of course, i’ve ached second-handedly for those who have survived losses much larger than any i could … Continue reading

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apple pie moonshine

this weekend i found myself in one of my favorite places in the world… ann arbor. if you did your undergrad at the university of michigan & don’t feel similarly, chances are, you don’t have a soul. this liberal paradise … Continue reading

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breakfast pizza & 25 october songs

i’ve always been a playlist person, carefully selecting a custom melange of songs for every conceivable occasion. when i found myself in the middle of october without a halloween-themed playlist, my immediate reaction was to pour over newly released albums … Continue reading

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apple pizza with brie, onion jam & kale

it’s apple season, otherwise known as the hot-blooded winter heart’s second-favorite time of year. i love all seasons, but i’ve always been an autumn girl, gladly embracing the busyness of a new school year, stashing my sundresses & bikinis without … Continue reading

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slow-cooked butternut squash & black bean burrito bowl

it is october, a vibrant month chock-full of various shades of the color orange: pumpkins, hay bales, cornfields, falling leaves & early evening sunsets. orange is the color of your sacral chakra, or so i am told in yoga class. … Continue reading

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