A Late-Summer Lunch

Summer Lunch So. The almost-in-laws came over for lunch last week and I just wanted to make something light and picnic-y, in an attempt to hold on to every last little bit of summer possible. I love summer. It’s my favorite season. Things I love about it: The beach Living in swimsuits and flowy summer dresses Picnics and barbecues Watermelons, cherries, and ice-cold lemonade If you live in the ‘burbs: running through the sprinklers in your front yard and not caring because IT’S. SO. DARN. HOT. If you live in the city: sitting out o ... Read More


French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup I love soup. I love soup. I love soup. I’ve spent the past fifteen minutes trying to figure out what to write this post about. Sure, my writing’s rusty as it is, but I’ve just deleted a couple of paragraphs where I’ve waxed poetic about soup and its virtues (all-in-one supermeal! liquidified for your convenience! Warm and comforting! You can put anything in it!) Appetizing, huh? So instead I’m going to tell you about why I decided to make this soup: I love France! I love onions! I love soup! Pretty obvious, right ... Read More


Balsamic Roast Pumpkin

Balsamic Roast Pumpkin Yesterday was Halloween and R. and I spent it lounging around the house doing, well, not much. I didn’t make anything too Halloween inspired—no cupcakes with orange frosting, no cookies shaped like cats or ghouls, and no stew with eyeballs—I was far too lazy and I could only bring myself to make something really simple. So I roasted a pumpkin. I guess you could say it’s sort of Halloween-y but let’s be honest here: I was just too darn lazy to make anything particularly inspired. What’s good about this though ... Read More

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