Ba Ba Ba Baba Ghanouj

Don’t buy hummus, please. Just don’t do it. The homemade garlicky version is too easy, I swear! But if you’re turning into that party guest who always shows up with some basic hummus and raw veggies to counteract all the competing cheese plates, I get it. You’re earning a boring reputation, and no one likes to be…… Continue reading Ba Ba Ba Baba Ghanouj

Loafing Around

I baked pumpkin bread a few times this fall: to pair with wine night (which evolved into tequila night), to carry along on a hiking trip (i.e., walking along a gravel-paved path), and to bundle up as a thank-you gift for a friend. In the last case, the friend’s name is Elvy. We met in Buenos Aires, where…… Continue reading Loafing Around

Totally Squashing It

In the past few weeks, I’ve wrapped up my final assignments (and even a few Christmas gifts), and proceded to run around the city to say a quick chau to friends in Boston. Goodbyes always feel temporary—see you later, nos vemos— although I don’t know exactly when I’ll be back in town—or living anywhere else in proximity to a…… Continue reading Totally Squashing It