life in the raw

On St. Patty’s Day this year, housemate Jessica and I managed to avoid the hoards of green-clad celebrators filling the streets of Ann Arbor thanks to an adventurous cooking project embarked upon in our kitchen. I’m sorry, did I say cooking? I misspoke. Yes, we spent the afternoon laboring in the kitchen but never once…

quinoa + walnut + asparagus

Today, a freak tornado warning (after an afternoon of near 80 degree weather and full-fledged sunshine) forced me and three housemates into the basement of our apartment for nearly an hour┬áto wait out the storm. We made the most of it, though, huddled around the washer and dryer playing word games and listening to the…

an un-beet-able cake

I am not a girl who loves pink. But I am now a girl who loves pink cakes. The recipe that I have to share with you today might just be the best combination of vegetable, sugar, and butter that I have ever eaten or will ever hope to eat again. It’s moist, it’s┬áchocolaty, and…