Monthly Archives: December 2016

Liรจge Waffles

The first winter that I lived in France, I went to Belgium for a week for Christmas break. I spent most of my time drinking beer, gorging myself on chocolate, and eating waffles. I grew up thinking that Belgian waffles … Continue reading

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All the Latkes

If you would have asked me a year ago if I’d be frying 50 latkes in December, I would have laughed in your face. My, how times have changed. I’ve always celebrated Hanukkah, even though my level of dedication varies. … Continue reading

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Lentil Soup

When it starts getting cold outside, there’s only one solution: Lentil soup. Actually, there are other solutions such asย warm blankets, flannel leggings and hibernation. But this soup is one of the best remedies, in my humble opinion. I make a … Continue reading

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A Love Letter to SweetArt

SweetArt holds a special place in my heart. Five years ago, I was living at home and working for a nonprofit. I didn’t know what I wanted to do with my life, but I had some vague ideas. I wanted … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Chia Jam Toasts

I wish I could transcribe humming, because that’s all that’s going on in my head right now. Well, besides these peanut butter chia jam toasts. I saw La La Land the other day and now I have the soundtrack stuck … Continue reading

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Mixed Berry Chia Jam

I woke up this morning and wantedย to make chia jam. So, I did. I didn’t have the patience to use a real recipe so I improvised. Traditional jam requires more cooking time, and I don’t know about you, but the … Continue reading

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Maple Brown Sugar Oatmeal with Pear

Two updates: First, it snowed. Second, I made this oatmeal. Winter weather started in St. Louis this weekend. Friday morning, ice started pelting down. By Saturday, people were slipping and sliding down the road. I avoided the worst of it … Continue reading

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