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On Comfort, II {nonna’s figassa}

On Comfort, II {nonna’s figassa}

A year ago, getting out of a rough spot, I wrote about some things comfort is. Last week, I was back in a rough spot and in need of some good, old-fashioned comfort. I was was the most stressed I’ve been since arriving in A2, with end-of-semester assignments and tests, gnarly weather, and even petty stuff like my snow … Continue reading

Autumn Days {chai-spiced pumpkin butter}

Autumn Days {chai-spiced pumpkin butter}

Michigan fall, you guys. Oh man, what beautiful stuff! I went up north with some friends a few weeks ago for our fall break, up to Starvation Lake, and it was amazing seeing the fiery reds, sunny yellows, vibrant oranges, and even some awesome chartreuse. Even just in Ann Arbor, the colors have been amazing. … Continue reading

A Week of Lasts {beet hummus}

A Week of Lasts {beet hummus}

Right now I am in a pretty nutty transition period. The past nine months have been a whirlwind of moving towards some major life changes—I’m starting grad school this fall, and the road to get there has been long (and at times, trying). So after prepping for/taking the GRE, writing and re-writing entrance applications (aka … Continue reading

Killing Time I Don’t Have {maple & sea salt sunbutter}

Killing Time I Don’t Have {maple & sea salt sunbutter}

Often when I’m feeling overwhelmed, or pulled in multiple directions and with the least amount of free time, I find myself retreating to the kitchen to make things from scratch, more than just putting together a comforting pasta or churning out some tacos. I escape into pulling each basil leaf off the stem and mixing that up with other tasty … Continue reading