Skiing, marching, skiing again

Here’s a very brief summary of my last six weeks: finished the fall semester (not even going to try to recap that), went home, Zach arrived, had roommate Kristine over for a few days before Christmas and went downhill skiing (and helped her get some exposure therapy for her fear of dogs), woke up Christmas […]

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Recipe: Oatmeal cookie variations

I’ve probably eaten more of these than any other cookie. The real beauty of these cookies that the recipe is┬ájust a template. You can add whatever dried fruit, nuts, chocolate, or other add-ins that you like. Just pick things that go well together (Mom sent me some interesting ones with craisins, orange zest, chocolate, and […]

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Recipe: Tomato-sausage risotto

Risotto has been a family favorite dish for a long time, and this version is a great way to use Dad’s homegrown tomatoes (many of which he chops up and freezes in quart bags for year-round use). I liked this version so much that I put in in my family recipe compilation cookbook! Tomato and […]

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Recipe: Gingerbread hot cocoa

Yet another recipe from the past that I never posted because I was hung up on not having a picture. Guess what? It looks like hot cocoa. Please forgive the lack of photographic evidence and treat yourself. It’s very hyggelig. Gingerbread Hot Cocoa Yield: 1 mug Adapted from: my previous versions of hot cocoa. 3 […]

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