springtime lentil & roasted potato salad

“It is a truth universally acknowledged…” So begins Pride and Prejudice, and while I mean no disrespect to my lady Jane, I feel that her immortal first line–touting, as it does, an early-19th century view of women and marriage–is due for an upgrade. In that spirit, here are some variations that feel a little more relevant to my life…

beet burgers

Two weeks ago–after traveling many miles, seeing many new cities, and eating (and drinking) many, many delicious things–I returned home to the Midwest. Home to perfect spring weather and explosive flowering trees. Home to the reopening of farmers’ markets and to tasty local beer (congratulations, Grand Rapids!). Home to catching up with friends, to moving…

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…