Tis the Season (Sorta)– Wintry Veggies and the Christmas Countdown

GUYS.  I have the BEST.  NEWS. EVER.  Christmas is only 50 days away! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! http://www.xmasclock.com This website should be your best friend for the next 50 days.  It snows.  It snows ON the website!… Continue reading

Cheesy Spinach-Asparagus Lasagna with Basil Cream Sauce

Last week in DC, the highs were in the mid-50s.  THE MID-50s!  I am of good, upstate New York stock, but I’ve lived in DC for a year and I’m weak, so sue… Continue reading

Easy Appetizer– Pistachio and Goat Cheese Grapes

Let’s talk about appetizers for a minute.  Because they’re kiiiiind of the best part of the meal.  Having an excuse to make a bunch of appetizers is MOST of the reason I like… Continue reading

Comfort Foods and Comfort Places

This weekend I got to go back to my alma mater for the first time since graduating.  It was SUPER exciting, because I was back to hear Hillary Clinton speak (What!?!  Right?!?)!  … Continue reading

Quick Weeknight Dinners and a Recipe 3-for-1

Around here, dinner happens pretty late at night, I guess.  By the time we’re both home from work, and have gone to the gym and showered, we’re lucky if dinner’s on the table… Continue reading

Lemon Poppyseed Pancakes and Flying By the Seat of Your Pants

Oh hey there, long time no see!  Now that it’s a month into the semester, life is getting a littttttle crazy (I shudder to think what that means the next few months hold…)… Continue reading

Lazy Weekends and Tomato-Goat Cheese Crostini

Around here, weekends are for lazingggg around.  There are tons of awesome things to do in DC, and we do like to use our weekends to explore the city a bit, but after… Continue reading

Look, Up in the Sky– It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s– SUPERKALE!! (Plus an Ice Cream Bonus)

Despite what Mitchell Pritchett might think, kale is wayyy more than a good garnish and is definitely ready to anchor a meal (on an entirely unrelated note, Modern Family comes back soon, woo!).… Continue reading

Hello and Welcome to Coconut Cake Heaven

You wouldn’t know it by the posts I’ve written on lawandlentils so far, but my first love is baking.  I only realized recently that since my very first post on pie crusts I… Continue reading

Breakfast, the Most Delicious Meal of the Day (Plus a Bonus Cocktail Recipe!)

As of last week I have lived in DC for a year– I can’t believe how quickly it’s flown by!  365 days ago on a 95-degree, humid-as-all-get-out day, BF and I (along with… Continue reading