Category Archives: not French recipes

a collection of simple recipes that use up what’s left in the kitchen & relies on what’s in season

summer squash soup

There’s a horrific lack of photography going on, but I haven’t had time to take pictures. I just inhale food these days. Anyway, this soup ended up being so wonderful–summer flavor with autumn hardiness. Delicious. First, let me say: I. … Continue reading

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blueberry day

Yesterday, with the sun overcast & the temperature cool, Joe & I drove South from market, through tiny Indiana towns with European names until we reached Bray’s, a you-pick blueberry farm. We had $19. We grabbed a bucket and got … Continue reading

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mediterranean chickpea wrap

So, this has become one of our favorite meals–for picnics, for while watching basketball games, for lunches at work. It’s a great meal for your friends who think veganism is boring, bland or kale-filled: familiar, flavorful ingredients & lots of filling nutrients. … Continue reading

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powerhouse pancakes

Ages ago now, we spent a long weekend with a friend in Chicago–getting our visas in order for The Big Move. While there, we stopped at this heart-stealing restaurant called Heartland Café. I blogged about it–the funky vibe, the rooftop … Continue reading

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OK, so they’re not madeleines

The recipe for this week was supposed to be the perfect madeleine, but here’s the thing: Hungry Sofia uses Julia Child’s recipe for les madeleines de Commercy. They are perfection (as if I doubted Julia Child). Why double-up when she’s … Continue reading

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eat your greens: kale pasta in cream sauce

I mentioned in yesterday’s blog post that, to catch the second half of the Pacers’ game, we were heading out for burgers. Well guess what, America? I. remained. vegetarian. [Pats self on back.] I still ate fries, but hey. Baby … Continue reading

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French market cookies

It feels like a zombie is slowly sucking my brains out from some hole they’ve created between my shoulder blades. Dear Body, I promise to never ever ever pretend that I can spend a day without coffee again. My sincerest … Continue reading

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back on track & basic granola

I’m back earlier than expected, and while the next week will continue to be overwhelming & busy, after finishing some group projects I have managed to steal part of today for myself. After a presentation tonight, I’ll turn my focus … Continue reading

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yesterday, in the kitchen

Q: What does a grad student trenched in final projects make for dinner? A: Vegetarian “chik’n” nuggets with Rice Dream mint pies for dessert. No. Seriously. I spent all day preparing food for the week, so when dinner time came … Continue reading

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