caribbean stew + baked jerk tofu + coconut rice

Just before the new semester stretched and yawned and rolled itself out of┬ábed, my old friend Michelle (of mushroom risotto fame) read my tarot cards. The first of the five-card spread seemed rather ominous: “DEATH,” read the card, above a painting of a wilting rose. Rough start. Michelle, however, was quick to allay my fears….

gaia cookies

It’s funny how the more you move around, the more you come to appreciate where you started. I make this observation from firsthand experience, as lately I’ve been a girl on the go. After just three short weeks at home in Michigan, I repacked my suitcase and flew east to the Big Apple to begin…