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Julekake – Norwegian Christmas Bread

Since I've been connecting with the "mystery side of the family" as my mom and I have always called it... I've found myself diving deeper into traditions from my relatively newly discovered Scandinavian culture. I've also gone back and reread all correspondence from the aunt that I briefly connected with on Ancestry a few years… Continue reading Julekake – Norwegian Christmas Bread

breakfast · easy · eggs · gluten free · healthy · quick · Vegetables · vegetarian · Yummy

Lazy Sunday Morning Breakfast

Breakfast is mandatory for me. I will never fully comprehend those people that roll out of bed 10 minutes before they have to leave the house, skip breakfast, and somehow survive on coffee alone (and still make it to work on time - what is this witchcraft!?). That sounds like a good recipe for a… Continue reading Lazy Sunday Morning Breakfast

comfort food · dinner · easy · gluten free · Holiday recipes · squash · Yummy

Stuffed Acorn Squash

I have been walking by acorn squash all my life. The only memory¬† I have of eating the stuff is at my friend's house in high school. Her mom baked it with cinnamon and brown sugar. While I like that flavor profile, I really prefer to go full dessert when it's something sweet. For me,… Continue reading Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Vegetarian/Vegan Lasagna Soup

Last Thursday I got out of work at 2pm instead of my usual 6pm. This is something we do for everyone when they are working a half day on Saturday, but it always feels like I'm skipping school or something. I always feel like I need to do something with this bonus time rather than… Continue reading Vegetarian/Vegan Lasagna Soup

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Weeknight Veggie Rice Casserole and CATS

T and I have been getting settled into the new place. We're finding our routines and learning how to live with another person. It's a lot of compromising and communication, which neither of us are used to after living alone for the last few years (more for him). The cats are getting used to it,… Continue reading Weeknight Veggie Rice Casserole and CATS