Good Friday

Last night for supper my roommate and I realized that many grocery stores were closed because of Good Friday. Pooling together our pantry hoards, we put together this meal. It’s a reminder too that we often jump to thinking “there’s nothing to eat…” when there is really abundance. Butternut Squash Soup (Baxter’s canned) Grilled cheese … Continue reading Good Friday

yogurt and tomato

+ = good I don’t really keep cream around for cooking. I do, however, keep plain yogurt around, which I eat with honey, jam, fruit, cereal, etc. I’ve also found that yogurt is a great light substitute for cream when cooking. It’s slightly more sour, of course, but sometimes that can work really well. For … Continue reading yogurt and tomato

Quick Pasta

This is a very “student-friendly” pasta sauce. I came home late on Thursday night after a busy day teaching and tutoring. I had about 20 minutes to prepare some dinner before needing to do something else. I took out my wok, heated some olive oil, garlic, dried basil, oregano, some other miscellaneous herbs, and chili … Continue reading Quick Pasta

Lentil Soup

This has been one of my staple foods this year. The base is always a bag of dried lentils, a big pot of water, and whatever vegetables I have in the refrigerator (it just occurred to me that “refrigerator” is such a bizarre word! it’s so… functional. i can just imagine a group of engineers … Continue reading Lentil Soup