I came home and gave in. Not to smoking or chocolate. Something darker that had been tramped down for weeks and weeks, tossed into the corner, until the weight of it had me on my knees. Sadness. We don’t talk about sadness in the utopia that is expat life where challenging jobs and magazine worthy […]
Using the shell of an avocado makes this meal easier than even the one pot kind. Filled with quinoa, edamame, celery, onions, garlic and topped with feta cheese, bake for 10-15 minutes at 350F. From table to plate in 20 minutes, stuffed avocados is going to be a house staple. What are your easy, filling […]
John Oliver explains what Syrian refugees and Days of Our Lives have in common. His style reminds me of the best of John Stewart. More impassioned, more political, and more needed than ever. (Hint: The answer is everything we need to know about this growing humanitarian crisis).
Every interview with every woman (this is no exaggeration) has a required question. The one that every mother and wife is asked. One that doesn’t apply to fathers and husbands. “How do you do it all?” As a recent interview with the Qatar Tribune shows, this question continues to plague me as well. My answer, […]
By now you know my cooking style is to make what you have on hand. And this Ramen Noodle Soup is no exception. I was home and discovered a bag of unused mushrooms in the fridge. Hubs was grocery shopping. Ten minutes later viola! waiting for him when he arrived was this great surprise. You […]