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Why bother with my website? Light reading and hearty recipes.

What matters to you? For me it's family, friends and finding fulfillment through writing and cooking. Inspired by unremarkable, daily encounters, I like to make observations on being human, a mom, a daughter, and a Brooklynite, and I like to tell the stories of other Brooklynites through my writing.

I enjoy bringing people together around the dinner table too. If you want a fast weeknight crockpot recipe which draws mostly from pantry ingredients, or a not-so-fast-but-totally-worth-it classic Sunday lasagna, check out my recipes.

My hope is that you will bookmark my site and go to it when you're hungry for a human interest story or a homey bean soup.