Lacto-Fermented Salsa

My senior year of college, while I was student-teaching my way into an education degree I already knew I didn’t want, I had an advisor named Heather. Heather was fantastic. She wore dark-rimmed glasses and crisp, collared shirts, and her…

New Potato Tian

Before I say anything else, I need to thank you for your encouragement on the last post. When I wrote it, I did it for myself, to say out loud and to the Internet that I wanted to practice intentionality…

Golden Tomato Sauce

So speaking of CSAs, ours recently gave us a bunch of yellow tomatoes (along with red tomatoes and grape tomatoes), and while my first thought was yellow tomato cake! and then, maybe fried yellow tomatoes! it was Tim who suggested…

Avocado Fries + Yogurt Sauce

Two days into our honeymoon, Tim and I are eating lunch at a taco hut near our condo, a whitewashed building where the windows are always open and the ceiling fans are always moving, and the hot Hawaiian breezes blow…

Cauliflower Fried Rice

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you sow.” Robert Louis Stevenson I hate to admit this but: I think the flowers on our front porch are dying. I know. I bought them back…

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

“When a wife has a good husband, it is easily seen in her face.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Today is Tim’s birthday, the first one since we’ve been married. And over the last few weeks, as I’ve been thinking about…

Quinoa Black Bean Burgers

This past Saturday was my favorite kind of day: we had no plans, no place we had to be, no major to-do lists—and, at least for someone with my personality and temperament, I am finding days like this are crucial.…