bowl of jewels & quinoa + honey tahini sauce

Now that school’s out, I’ve found myself grappling with the unfamiliar yet wonderful burden of having free time. Lots of it. Quiet mornings for drinking my coffee, as slow as I please. Entire afternoons without a single article to read, lesson to plan, or paper to write. Given this new-found freedom, I thought it’d be…

avocado mango salsa

You probably know this, but it’s hot outside. It’s the kind of hot that even if there are interesting things going on in your life or in your friend’s life or in the news or in the TV series you’re currently hooked on, the first and only topic you can think to talk about is…

black bean & swiss chard enchiladas

Last weekend, I buzzed over to the west side of the state to spend a brief but wonderful couple days at home. Of course I love Ann Arbor (yes, even now with the city crawling with Art Fair visitors and the streets congested with booths), but really nothing can beat a return to one’s hometown….