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

Simple Stack Pancakes

Weekday mornings find me standing over the sink and shoveling oatmeal into my face, and then brushing my teeth while packing my bag. Hairbrush? Haven’t seen that lil’ guy in a while. And as always, it’s only time to do laundry at midnight when I realize I’m wearing my last pair of socks. Sometimes I’ll boil…… Continue reading Simple Stack Pancakes

Roasted Garlic Hummus

Hummus is one of those ancient foods that existed long before hitee pulsed Cuisine Art food processors or refrigerated our tahini. I remember reading in Najla Said’s memoir, Looking for Palestine, that before the chickpea dip reached mainstream grocery popularity, she grew up packing hummus in her lunch. Other kids at her NYC private school would make fun of her. Nothing…… Continue reading Roasted Garlic Hummus