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 […]

Peasant breakfast: another reincarnation

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 […]

Shit from his fridge: chorizo black bean tostadas

My apartment was spotless. I don’t really get motivated to clean out my whole life in the Spring, but somehow, when the air gets crisp and I start buying apples and making soup, I go into, like, Defcon Autumn Cleanse Mode. So I had done the ceremonial cold-weather wardrobe switch in the dressing room, scrubbed […]

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