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Category Archives: Winter

Traditions & Gingerbread

Traditions & Gingerbread

For me, the holiday season starts with Thanksgiving and continues on until at least January 1, perhaps even longer if I’m so inclined. The days in between are like a long unpacking of traditions and gatherings and other such joy-filled things. When I was young, I spent many of those days anticipating Christmas morning, as children tend to do, […]

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Spaghetti Squash & Other Obsessions

Spaghetti Squash & Other Obsessions

I am currently obsessed with gingerbread, a fairly new fascination that sprang forth on Sunday from I don’t know where. Hopefully, though, it will benefit you very soon. My more typical holiday obsessions are in full swing as well—including staring, transfixed, at our sweet, twinkling Christmas tree (which is a little crooked this year, making it all the […]

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Here is the World | Festive Kale Salad

Here is the World | Festive Kale Salad

Two of our dearest friends, who live back in Michigan, had a baby this week. I was standing in the hallway in front of the heater in our apartment trying to get warm and passing the time by scrolling through Instagram, when I saw my second-ever photo of their new boy. He has a squishy little face […]

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Even If | Gingered Delicata Squash Soup

Even If | Gingered Delicata Squash Soup

And just like that, Thanksgiving is upon us! I am here today with a simple, delicious starter that will serve you well for the holiday. But I also wanted to take a moment to encourage you to take a lot of deep breaths, do some yoga, go for a hike in the woods, drink a nice glass of […]

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A Mighty Fine Time for Solace | Rustic Bean Gratin

A Mighty Fine Time for Solace | Rustic Bean Gratin

After a rather exhausting week of work, I came home last Friday and started working on the simplest of dinners, a bean gratin from Twelve Recipes that I’d been trying to make all week, halted by weariness and longer-than-anticipated days in each of my previous attempts. I planned to pair it with soft boiled eggs, […]

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