roasted squash seeds

IMG_7899Two Saturdays ago at the farmers’ market, Micah and I picked up a delicata squash, among other things. As I was preparing it to be roasted one night, I decided to set the seeds aside. I had just read an article on Food52 about things to do with them, and I hate throwing away edible food. Continue reading


browned butter granola

Processed with VSCOcam with f2 presetHappy New Year! I hope your 2014 is going along quite well, as mine is.

On the first day of the year, I celebrated my 20th birthday. Today, I am currently experiencing my first ever “snow day”… the college is closed because of weather. When I woke up this morning, the temperature was -7 degrees and felt like -23 degrees. Those are numbers I have a hard time wrapping my mind around, especially when they relate to the weather. Continue reading

la morenita cabbage dip

photo-118If I was forced to choose my favorite restaurant… it would be difficult. But I would probably have to say La Morenita.

Unless you were fortunate enough to grow up where I did, you have probably never heard of this place. If that’s the case I am very sorry, because it’s pretty much the best. La Morenita is a local family-owned Mexican restaurant and I’m convinced that they serve the most delicious Mexican food in the world. Which is probably a totally biased opinion since I’ve been eating there since I was born, but whatever. Continue reading