Mama Got a New Toy

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We had an anniversary. We had a gift card. We had a squirrely 6-year old food processor. We had a light bulb go off in our head. We had the world at our fingertips. We had Amazon. We have a new sweet-as-a-newborn-baby food processor. We have true happiness. FINALLY.

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Indian-Spiced Sweet Potato Soup

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The Great Vegetarian Challenge: Day 6 Remember when I left 2 days open this week because I had no idea where the course of my life would take me? Well, one of those days was yesterday. I had a girlfriend over mid-afternoon to nibble on cheese and sip wine, and as the cozy rain showers […]

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Nori Rolls with Shiitakes and Soba Noodles

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The Great Vegetarian Challenge: Day 4 It’s Wednesday, and according to the official law of the land, mushrooms must be eaten today. If you don’t, officers in uniform will come to your house, arrest you with rusty handcuffs and escort you to the downtown courtroom, where you’ll be forced to wear a scarlet M. People […]

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Spinach and Chickpea Burgers

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The Great Vegetarian Challenge: Day 2 Um, pardon me? You, yes you – spring allergies. What did I ever do to make you hate me so much? What makes you think that a bright red runny nose and puffy eyes are considered “attractive?” What gives you the right to bestow feelings of poo on me […]

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Quinoa, Say Wha?

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The Great Vegetarian Challenge: Day 1 First of all, today is my 7-year anniversary living in Kansas City. It is next to impossible for me to grasp this. It seems just like last week that Aaron and his boss drove to Fayetteville, AR to pack up my entire life and stick it in a tiny […]

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