Recipe: Homemade Chestnut Flour Fettuccine with Pumpkin Sausage Sauce

“Jana,” you say, “pumpkin and chestnuts are SO Fall 2019 and it is Winter 2020. What are you even doing?!” Ok, so SEO is not my thing, and I am a super basic white girl who, while loving and enjoying the sh*t out of all things fall, believes pumpkin to be delicious and appropriate year-round.…More

Triple Garlic, Smoked Chicken Sausage, and Fennel Soup

I haven’t done a recipe in a long time! I love food and think about it pretty much constantly, so this is a tragic oversight. Sadly, I just don’t make enough deliciousness these days that’s worth sharing. Lately it’s just “get home, throw some stuff in the oven or in a pot and hope for…More

Short Rib Bolognese and Handmade Basil Pasta

It’s been a while since I’ve done a recipe post! This is the thing about working full-time and going to school part-time and working on a podcast part-part time: not a lot of time for noteworthy meals. But the stars aligned and I found short ribs on super sale at the grocery store, and had…More

Christmas Thoughts in September (In-Between Thoughts 9.11.18)

I’ve been thinking a lot about Christmas lately. “But Jana, it’s only September!” Yes, but it’s never too early to get excited about twinkle lights and pine and presents! More accurately, it’s never too early to budget for the magical gift-giving around twinkle lights and pine and presents. Most of the reason I’ve been thinking…More

Broth, two years in the making

For the past two years, I have been dreaming about making this broth. I don’t write “dreaming” lightly. I mean seriously. LOOK AT IT. Photo by Tuukka Koski forĀ epicurious.com. Food Styling: Alison Attenborough. Prop styling: Kalen Kaminski.Ā  I saw this recipe on Pinterest over two years ago and have been saving my parmesan rinds ever…More

Food is love

I recently read The Supper of the Lamb by Robert Farrar Capon, and in addition to the wonderful theology within, I was struck by its paean for food intentionally, carefully, lovingly prepared. Food is life. Food is love. Food is how we nurture these beautiful bodies that carry us through the world, that give rise to our…More