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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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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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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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salted caramel pumpkin chocolate chip cookie bars &108 things i love in this moment

it’s fall in the midwest. is there anything better? the leaves are turning colors & crunching below our boot-clad feet, the afternoon sun is still warming even as it sets a little earlier than it did the month before, & … Continue reading

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slow-cooked tuscan kale & white bean soup

if you don’t believe in magic, you should buy a slow cooker. there’s really no other word for the transformation a few chopped vegetables in some water or veggie broth undergo while stewing in that splendid appliance over the course … Continue reading

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brown rice bowl with tahini miso dressing

to not share what i made for dinner with you last night would just be criminal. it was one of the best dinners i’ve made in awhile–brown rice tossed in a tahini miso dressing with tangy undertones of lemon & … Continue reading

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yellow cake with caramelized strawberries

is there anything better than strawberry season? i’m talking real strawberries–the kind of strawberries that only come between may & june, tiny but powerful, each bite a mouthful of sun-ripened sweetness. as soon as they arrived this year, i hoarded … Continue reading

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veggie lo mein

i can’t tell you how many times this year i’ve craved a good bowl (or takeout box) of veggie lo mein! it happens at least once a month, sometimes when i’m up late doing schoolwork & too busy to cook. … Continue reading

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