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An Ode to Simplicity

An Ode to Simplicity

A guy I used to play pick-up soccer with used to say all the time: “simple, simple, very good.” Now, this was one of the few things I could understand through his very thick accent (others  included “good pass!” and, occasionally “Emily”). Both on the field and in the kitchen, he’s right–sometimes simple is best. … Continue reading

Celebratory Steak and Truffled Mashed Potatoes

Celebratory Steak and Truffled Mashed Potatoes

Last Monday was not your average Monday. My boyfriend started a new job and I thought this was a celebration-worthy occasion. So I told him that he was reserved for dinner and that he couldn’t come over until it was ready. I’m usually awful at planning/executing surprises, but this one seemed to go all right…although … Continue reading