Lentils for breakfast, take 2 (Lentil Millet Butternut Breakfast Bowl)
Breakfast / Legumes / Oven/Stove / Vegan

Lentils for breakfast, take 2 (Lentil Millet Butternut Breakfast Bowl)

Sometimes I wonder whether I could write a recipe book filled with nothing but breakfast dishes. I certainly could spend hours reading one, or browsing several. Breakfast seems to be the meal that is most rut-conducive.  For years I ate the same boring toast and cheese every morning, and Big Handsome is quite content to … Continue reading

The Payoff of Planning (& tasty Morrocan Soup)
Dinner / Family / Oven/Stove / Recipes / Soups & Stews

The Payoff of Planning (& tasty Morrocan Soup)

Sometimes I feel like my life is one big planning session. I plan what we are going to eat for dinner, what we are going to do on the weekend, what I am going to teach tomorrow.  I schedule exercise and relational activities around all the necessary but (often) mundane tasks. All this planning wears me out mentally. The … Continue reading

Greatest Hits (& Recipe for Shades of Orange Stew)
Family / Holidays / Meat/fish/eggs / Recipes / Soups & Stews / Vegetables

Greatest Hits (& Recipe for Shades of Orange Stew)

My sister and brother-in law visited us during the Eid break this past week. We had a wonderful time together. It was a true vacation – there was a good balance of sight seeing, adventure, and relaxation. Highlights of the week included kayaking and snorkeling in the Persian Gulf, dune bashing near the Inland Sea, holiday … Continue reading