Baked eggs

BEFORE WE START:  I wrote the bulk of this post back in late March, right after we moved into the new house.  Though I am happy to report our weather has vastly improved, the recipe, you will find, is no less relevant. I recently made a playlist called Blinding Sun.  It’s inspired by, well, the […]

Ritual: buttermilk spice bread

Every year, my mom makes bread for the fall and winter.  It’s not bread-bread; I suppose it’s what you’d call quick bread, whose only likeness to actual bread is that it’s baked in a loaf pan.  Because quick breads are really just cakes.  But in loaf form.  So, you know, they’re at least quasi-acceptable as […]

Eggs in purgatory

Right now may not seem like the time for a Comfort Dish. For the kind of stuff that, between about November and March, I bust out once per week at a minimum. In the time-honored tradition of Putting an Egg On It, this dish is really just a standard bowl of stuff that tastes good […]

Green eggs + ham + biscuit variations

“I’ll take those pretty green ones, please.” “The dozen?” “Yep.” “That’ll be $2.50.” That was my interaction at the Okemos Farmers’ Market this last Saturday, when Danny and I went up to Michigan to see his family.  The eggs we buy at the grocery store are pretty fabulous, and they are $4 per dozen.  The farmer’s […]

Come on-a my house.

It was a harried holiday season, you guys. Lovely and festive and there was music and dancing and silliness and cookies and layers and layers of blankets. But good gawd, it was exhausting. I’m just now coming out of the aftershocks and realizing, like I do every year, that I might prefer the smaller treasures […]

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