How I Salvaged a Broken Candle

One good thing about quarantine? The chance to finally get around to all those projects you always said you were going to do, but never did. Last Fall, I purchased an apple-pumpkin scented candle... only to immediately drop it, shattering its glass jar, as soon as I got home. The candle itself was still intact,... Continue Reading →

Dried Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Craisins are a care package staple in my family. They travel well, they have a long shelf life, and they're a quick, easy, slightly-sweet snack. They can be added to a spinach salad with some goat cheese and a fruity vinaigrette, or mixed into a homemade trail mix. During my first year of grad school,... Continue Reading →

Vegetarian Chickpea “Tuna” Salad

Here is what I miss: I miss the cheap sausage-egg-cheese bagels I ate every day for lunch when I worked in Queens. I miss free shift meals at my fast casual restaurant job, beer cheese and fancy grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup and pork shoulder tacos. I miss Friday night dinners with friends at... Continue Reading →

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