Category Archives: Food & Friends

Throw a Fabulous Brunch on a Frugal Budget

Weekend brunch with my sorority sisters is something that never gets old. In college, we would pull on our most comfortable approximation of socially appropriate clothing and mosey on down to the dining hall. On special occasions (read: mornings we … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Smoked BBQ Pork Shoulder – A Marathon of Cooking

I am thrilled to introduce today’s guest post by my friend David. We met through the crew team in 9th grade and have been part of an amazing, close-knit group of friends ever since. After high school in Virginia, David … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Vegan Potluck (No Brown Bag This Week!)

Usually on Tuesdays I post questionably appetizing pictures of food in Pyrex glass containers and talk about the frugal, waste-reducing practice of bringing your own lunch to work. Today, I barely lifted a finger and still got to enjoy a … Continue reading

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Pear Pizza

Looking to spice up a pizza, use fresh in season ingredients, and still be healthy? Next time you visit a Farmer’s Market or the grocery store, grab some pears! Pears are in season and when coupled with a creamy cheese, … Continue reading

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Month Without Monsanto

Around this time last year, I posted a recipe for a hearty beef stew I made with my friend Jazz when I went to visit her in Milwaukee. Over bowls of steaming stew, she told me about her fledgling windowsill … Continue reading

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