Category Archives: In Our Kitchen

5 Photo Friday: Food

It’s 5 Photo Friday and today we’re talking about food! Here are five types of food that you might encounter should you visit us here in Tanzania (and we hope you will!):

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5 Photo Friday: Max

Since I premiered my new weekly series with photos of Elly, my Twin Mommy Guilt insists that this week features Max. He’s a pretty worthwhile photo subject on his own standing, though.

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A World Without Tater Tots: My Epic Adventure Making Tater Tot Casserole Completely From Scratch

Saturday night is American Supper Night in the Kimaro household. Most of the week we eat traditional Tanzanian food but on Saturdays I take over the kitchen and cook up something I’ve either discovered on Pinterest or something I have … Continue reading

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Ida’s Famous Pound Cake

I’ve been feeling a little overwhelmed by life these last few days and decided I would turn to my usual pick-me-up to break out of my funk: baking. I didn’t just want to bake any old thing, though. I wanted … Continue reading

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Green Smoothie Goodness

File this one under “Why Haven’t I Tried This Before?!?”. In an effort to expand Max and Elly’s food preferences beyond white bread I picked up some Swiss Chard this weekend at the farmer’s market and bananas, mango and pineapple … Continue reading

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#clickaday Days 21 through 26: Where Did This Week Go?!

I’ve had my head down deep in a couple of projects this week and feel like this afternoon was my first chance to stop and look up. And here it is Thursday already! I was wrapping up a freelance writing … Continue reading

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#clickaday Days 19 and 20: Max’s New Bag and Elly’s Toast Face

Yesterday I only snapped a few photos with my point-and-shoot camera as we were getting ready to run errands in the morning; my DSLR never left the desk. So this isn’t all that thrilling for my #clickaday photo but it … Continue reading

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#clickaday Day 18: Hot Dog Surprise

Wednesday lunch on our weekly menu is usually leftovers. But this week our fridge was oddly bare so I had to do some fast thinking for what Max and Elly could eat for lunch. In addition, they had¬†cut their nap … Continue reading

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#clickaday Day 13: Mzungu Food

With a few¬†exceptions, we eat mostly the same menu every week. And our menu is primarily Tanzanian foods. While there are certain Tanzanian foods I really love–nyama choma, for instance–there are a few I absolutely cannot stand. So when those … Continue reading

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#clickaday Day 11: My Official Cookie Taste Tester

Today I got the rare treat of some one-on-one time with Elly. She helped me bake a batch of chocolate chip cookies while Max played outside with Anita and Godson. She loves to help stir in the chocolate chips but, … Continue reading

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