Monthly Archives: August 2011

remix.

The beautiful thing about spices is that they completely transform a dish. They can emulate a different culture, suggest the flavor of other foods, recall to memory a certain time or place based on just the aroma. Case in point: … Continue reading

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comfort.

Today I just felt like having a comfort meal. No, I didn’t have mashed potatoes and fried chicken. As a caveat to the phrase “comfort meal,” please know that I do not, do not do not do not! think that … Continue reading

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peanut butter + chicken

The other evening my mom presented me with a jar of powdered peanut butter, a brand called PB2 (http://www.bellplantation.com). Now, I love peanut butter. Looooove it. So the option to have all the benefits of peanut butter without all the … Continue reading

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cheese blanket.

Yesterday when I carted home my mushrooms from work, there was a whole portobello snuck in there. I don’t really know if it was kosher for the kitchen guys to do that, or if it was even intentional. Either way, … Continue reading

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deer tracking.

This morning marked the 4th day that I ran in my huaraches. In some ways I love it, in some ways I can’t decide how I feel about them. So many people have been asking about them, so here is … Continue reading

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chocolate + avocado = muffins

Yesterday when I received my beautiful cherry limeade I was in the middle of baking snacks for Bible study tonight. After making that sourdough bread that was so strict I needed to make something that I could change up the … Continue reading

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hurricane huarache

Yesterday was the first Saturday all summer long that I haven’t worked. I didn’t fully realize until yesterday how nice having a true day off is. So now I feel very rested and ready for the week ahead. But I … Continue reading

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