Chocolate, peanut butter, banana bread, and muffins. I know there is a lot going on here, but this combo is actually perfect. The inspiration for this piece? I had three bananas that went black. So I sat down with my banana bread recipe and asked it what I could do to make it even more grand than it already is. It told me what I already knew deep inside of myself, “Add peanut butter or chocolate.”
I know that tomorrow is a celebratory time for many people, and I made a baked taco dip for all of my fellow taco-lovers out there to help with the festivities, but unfortunately in this time of celebration, my community is also enduring a time of healing from losing a beautiful soul yesterday morning.
I was not the closest I could have been to him, and I do not feel the pain of his loss as deeply as do some of my close friends, and so I hope to serve them in their healing process and to help him survive in their memories and in the love that the community is sharing for him. (more…)
My very close friend Allison was over last night, and I haven’t seen her since the beginning of the summer and missed her so so much, but I kept remembering that today was Christmas Eve Eve and she kept reminding me that Christmas Eve Eve isn’t a thing. She was clearly wrong, though, because as soon as I woke up this morning I opened a text from my mom wishing me a very merry Christmas Eve Eve. So take that, Allison.