Tired of feeling like a short order cook as you make breakfast all morning? This buckwheat Dutch baby with maple cranberry sauce is baked in the oven, so it requires no flipping or standing over a stove for hours while everyone else gets to eat and make merry!

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Nespresso USA. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
buckwheat dutch baby with maple cranberry sauce

We live by few rules in my apartment but one of the most heavily enforced is this: I don’t flip pancakes before I’ve had my coffee.

I mean, let’s be honest, we’re lucky that I can make it from the bedroom to the kitchen to make the coffee before I’ve had my coffee.

Adding flour, sugar, butter, and hand-eye coordination into the mix is just not a good idea.

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Move over quinoa! There’s a new grain in town. Farro takes the world by storm in this cheesy farro and cauliflower risotto that gives comfort food a whole grain makeover.
cheesy cauliflower and farro risotto

I will scream to the high heavens about the benefits of eating the rainbow, but put me in a corner with a bowl of this cauliflower farro risotto, which is fifty shades of sepia, and I will go.to.town.

You should probably avert your eyes.

It will not be pretty.

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trans siberian orchestra

1. MOUSE UPDATE: I think we might be mouse free. It’s hard to say and we still have twelve dozen traps out (not an exaggeration) but an exterminator came on Monday and sealed up all the holes in the radiators. I’m pretty sure everyone within a 20 block radius breathed a sigh of relief because they were tired of hearing my shrieks.

2. To celebrate the eviction, the.boy got us tickets to see Trans Siberian Orchestra! Okay, really he won them from a local radio show, but still. It’s the thought that counts.

3. He’s a keeper.

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Warmly spiced Moroccan chickpea and butternut squash soup for those nights when you need something to cozy up to.
moroccan chickpea and butternut squash soup

I am living in a war zone.

You might have thought the days of trench warfare ended with World War I, but au contraire, my friends. The.Boy and I have been waging an all-out black ops mission.

From our couch.

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