Gluten Free


by Sara on February 3, 2011

single serving hot cocoa

My arms hurt. My lower back is sore. This was the view outside my front door yesterday. The cars look like they’re huddled together in an attempt to ward off the sustained 30+ mph winds we experienced for about 12 hours at that point. Most of the city, half of the state, and a good [...]

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Oven-Baked Mushroom Risotto

by Sara on November 18, 2010

Oven-Baked Mushroom Risotto

Usually comfort food brings about nostalgia for childhood or a specific time in our lives. It brings forth the memories, the sense of warmth, the feeling that your family and friends are right there. And yet, some of my favorite comfort foods are more recent additions to my diet: baked macaroni and cheese, chicken pot [...]


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I recently made an oven version of mushroom risotto. It was good, but not perfect, so I’ll work to perfect the timing before I post it. One thing that kind of stood out, however, was that the flavor wasn’t as round as usual. The only difference, other than the cooking technique? I used store bought [...]


Leftovers & Braised Turkey Thighs

by Sara on October 18, 2010

braised turkey thighs

As my college roommates can attest, I’ve never been a fan of leftovers. With good intentions, I’d wrap up the food, and into the fridge it would go. The next day, I’d pass over the leftovers in favor of something new, and THOSE leftovers would join the others. After a few weeks, we ended up [...]

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