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Warming Up {majorly easy chili}

Warming Up {majorly easy chili}

We are actually having a heat wave. It’s been in the low 40s the last several days and I am legitimately sweating even though I’m not wearing 8309482 layers. Who am I??! Okay, that’s a separate issue. What I have for you today is a hearty bowl of healthy chili that will do your body good even when the … Continue reading

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

One Month In {sunday shakshuka}

One Month In {sunday shakshuka}

Hey, folks! I am a newly-minted Michigander, still getting settled into my new midwestern life. I have been loving my program, my cohort, and my house…and Ann Arbor has been a wonderful place to get to know! Happy, happy, joy, joy. You know the drill 🙂 Really, though, if you’re going to move to the midwest from … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Risotto and Bacon Hearts

Valentine’s Day Risotto and Bacon Hearts

I know Valentine’s Day came and went nearly a month ago, but this risotto was delicious and one of my standbys. So I’m going to share. And it’s “Valentine’s Day risotto” because it’s reddish and I brought it to a V-Day potluck we had at my work. It was a hit. So there. Because this … Continue reading

A Return to the Kitchen

A Return to the Kitchen

Well, that’s a bit of a misnomer. I have been cooking, but January and February blew by filled with a lot of excellent and crazy stuff and I just never got around to cooking something and blogging it as well. But I’m back, and that’s what counts. Right? Right. Some things of note: I made … Continue reading

An American Supper: Turkey Meatloaf

An American Supper: Turkey Meatloaf

“Meatloaf, double-beet loaf, I hate meatloaf!” My mom hates Randy. (“I hate Randy!” she’s saying now. Right mom?). What does this have to do with anything? I made meatloaf Sunday. My friend Annie just returned after two years in Mozambique with the Peace Corps, where she did a lot of great work and wrote an awesome blog in … Continue reading

Crockpot Carnitas

Crockpot Carnitas

Hello again! It’s been a little while. But I’m back after a couple of whirlwind weeks at work and life…and my camera dying. I swear, last Friday I was going to share a super warm and tasty risotto recipe, but my camera died when I went to snap my first picture. No bueno. I guess … Continue reading