Category Archives: Food & Recipes

These are the posts where I either talk about how much I love food, share lots of pictures of food, or give you a nice recipe to try.

God bless the rains

Peace Corps Volunteers love to talk about food. When we have internet, we share pictures on each other’s walls of decadent brownie sundaes and deep dish pizzas. When we get word someone is going back to the homeland we tell

God bless the rains

Peace Corps Volunteers love to talk about food. When we have internet, we share pictures on each other’s walls of decadent brownie sundaes and deep dish pizzas. When we get word someone is going back to the homeland we tell

Things that go moo in the night

Before I came to Mozambique, I imagined an idyllic life out in the campo, away from all of the city sounds that kept me up at night in Philly… but honestly, there are plenty of night noises here. There’s the

Things that go moo in the night

Before I came to Mozambique, I imagined an idyllic life out in the campo, away from all of the city sounds that kept me up at night in Philly… but honestly, there are plenty of night noises here. There’s the

Warm Roasted Veggie Salad

You guys. This recipe is freaking DELICIOUS and SUPER healthy. Even my dad took seconds. This salad was the result of another I’m gonna cook with whatever’s around session, and I must say I’m pretty proud of myself. It could be

Warm Roasted Veggie Salad

You guys. This recipe is freaking DELICIOUS and SUPER healthy. Even my dad took seconds. This salad was the result of another I’m gonna cook with whatever’s around session, and I must say I’m pretty proud of myself. It could be

I’m going to eat all the ice cream

I’m going to eat all the ice cream. Mint chocolate chip ice cream. Cookies and cream ice cream. Strawberry ice cream. Butter pecan ice cream. Cookie dough ice cream. Homemade peach ice cream with real peaches. Plain old vanilla ice

I’m going to eat all the ice cream

I’m going to eat all the ice cream. Mint chocolate chip ice cream. Cookies and cream ice cream. Strawberry ice cream. Butter pecan ice cream. Cookie dough ice cream. Homemade peach ice cream with real peaches. Plain old vanilla ice

Minty Lentil Pesto Salad

Whoever said necessity was the father of invention was a genius. I spent a good hour on Monday surfing through recipes using fresh mint, trying to decide what to do with the rest of my quickly fading bunch. Every recipe

Minty Lentil Pesto Salad

Whoever said necessity was the father of invention was a genius. I spent a good hour on Monday surfing through recipes using fresh mint, trying to decide what to do with the rest of my quickly fading bunch. Every recipe

Couch or not, here we come!

Tomorrow I leave for a long, beer-fueled, sleep-deprived European adventure. That actually sounds kind of miserable, but let me tell ya, it’s gonna be a party! (And in truth, I would like to imbibe moderately and sleep well, I just

Couch or not, here we come!

Tomorrow I leave for a long, beer-fueled, sleep-deprived European adventure. That actually sounds kind of miserable, but let me tell ya, it’s gonna be a party! (And in truth, I would like to imbibe moderately and sleep well, I just

The weirdest salad you’ll ever love

It’s kind of already summer y’all. When did that happen? Without the north star of final exams to guide my seasonal map, I am a ship lost at sea. The weather up here doesn’t help – at this time of

The weirdest salad you’ll ever love

It’s kind of already summer y’all. When did that happen? Without the north star of final exams to guide my seasonal map, I am a ship lost at sea. The weather up here doesn’t help – at this time of