Saffron milk tea (karak chai)

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When I spend all my time at home, with constant access to coffee, one of my biggest challenges is trying not to spend every waking hour refilling my mug and getting myself so jacked up on caffeine that it’s laughable to even consider sleeping prior to one or two in the morning. If it’s coffee,…… Continue reading Saffron milk tea (karak chai)

Sourdough: Beginnings

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Like most things one does in one’s early 20s, I took for granted my first kitchen job. I worked in the pastry department of a restaurant with a whole animal program, a commitment to using local produce so serious it prevented them from putting sliced tomatoes on their hamburgers in winter, and a pair of…… Continue reading Sourdough: Beginnings

Vegan Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Do you ever makes something that’s intentionally healthy and unintentionally ends up tasting like the absolute most glorious (and somehow nutrient-filled) junk food you’ve ever tasted? That’s exactly what happened when I made this dish a few weeks ago. It’s been a slower blogging month between recovering from surgery, planning my upcoming trip to Italy,…… Continue reading Vegan Loaded Sweet Potatoes

15-Minute Miso Corn Chowder

Sometimes, particularly when we’re feeling cold, tired, and totally #overit with winter, you need a recipe that doesn’t come with 10,000 insta-worthy photos or a complicated step by step. Sometimes you just need something comforting and cozy, that you can make with ingredients you most likely already have in your pantry. Last week, when the…… Continue reading 15-Minute Miso Corn Chowder

No-Knead Artisan Bread

The day I learned to make this no-knead artisan bread, everything changed for me. Suddenly it was perfectly legitimate to spend a Saturday morning waiting anxiously for a perfect round boule to cool before splitting it in half and spending an hour in the library slathering it with endless combinations of butter, jam, and honey,…… Continue reading No-Knead Artisan Bread