• First Trimester: Weeks 4-8

    As I'm leaving the first trimester behind, I find myself reflecting on how I've felt over the past couple of months. This post describes my experiences with food, exercise, and feelings in the first

  • Making it to the First Milestone

    Today's post is a bit of a long ramble. I've been wanting to write about our journey into parenthood for a while, but to be honest, I've been hesitant to write about anything related to my pregnancy,

  • Savory Five-Spice Butternut Crepes

    This post features a meal I made a couple of months ago, but it was good enough to warrant a share anyhow. As so many other of my favorite creations, this five-spice butternut crepe came about as a

  • An Expansion of the Royal Family

    It's been quiet on the blog for quite a while. Not intentionally. It's just that I haven't been cooking much lately, and when I have managed to persuade myself into the kitchen, the things I've

  • Spicy Carrot Paste & Other Carotene Wonders

    I'm not entirely sure how it happened, but recently I found myself with a fridge full of carrots. Not that this wasn't a good thing, it was just unexpected. I happen to love carrots. In fact it's a

  • A Hotpot Dinner Struggle

    During my recent visit to Boston, my friends took me to a hotpot restaurant. It had been a very long time since I last had a hotpot meal; in fact, this might have been as long ago as my backpacking

  • Roasted Tomatoes & Feta

    Have I mentioned that I've become obsessed with roasting tomatoes? Slow roasting, baking, and even broiling. For a long time, we primarily ate tomatoes raw in our home, and I have to say that a

  • A Visit to Boston

    We visited Boston last weekend. We were hanging out with friends, and just enjoying a few days away from home. Granted, March is not the best time of year for sightseeing in New England, but it is an

  • Fig & Walnut Sourdough Loaf

    Now that I've started feeling comfortable with the basics of sourdough bread baking (and to think it was only a few short months back when I thought I would never be able to express this sentiment!),