Author: aneelee

on weekend cooking

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food-related

Weekday cooking and weekend cooking are completely different beasts. Monday-Friday it is about sustenance and fuel. MUST GET FOOD IN BELLY. There is simply more of work and life that makes the relatively simple of act of getting food into your belly *seem* harder so we reheat, assemble, and indulge in the world of quick. Weekend cooking though? That is when I get to recharge. I can slow down and listen to some lectures ir […]

resetting

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familia

   I feel like I have been talking about getting back into a groove for at least a month… maybe longer. 2016 has been exhausting so far! I’ve managed to scribble lofty what to eat lists, but nothing anywhere close to my more regular meal plans. I had illusions (delusions) of a quick adjustment period when we started homeschooling, but now see that we are gonna have to really rework the hows and whens of […]

ready for summer

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preserving the seasons

This happens to me every April. It has to do with wanting to be done with the busy that always comes at this time of year (summer tends to be a bit of a break in that regard). Also… my pantry is very, very sad. Tomatoes are low. Pickles are gone. All that is left is peppers, peppers, and ketchup and there is only so much kitchen magic that can come of it. I want […]

saturday oms from the kitchen

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vegetarian meal plans

   Picking up CSA today, definitely helped me feel more settled. Saturdays are when I usually get a long stretch of time to myself in the kitchen. Some people meditate. Me? I clean and take stock of my pantries and fresh vegetables. This helps me start to wrap my brain around what to cook in the coming week and is how my shopping list comes together.     Our CSA held lots of goodies today: bok […]

it is april

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Wowzers. Trying my best to find my way back to the kitchen this week after months of hard and a grief-filled March. I am counting on you April! Bring on Spring. Bring on the warmer weather. Bring on the loquats! I’ll be back when there is more and please do peek in at my Instagram and Twitter feeds (links in the nav somewhere). I am most certainly doing and making stuff.