Category Archives: In Our Kitchen

Best. Birthday. Ever.

I recently turned 44 years old. And in the last 44 years I’ve had some pretty good birthday celebrations (including epic 21st and 25th birthday parties that I’m still trying to live down). But this birthday was by far the … Continue reading

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A World Without Chocolate Chips

I’ve been wanting to write this post (and several others, actually) for quite a while now, but the month of February was plagued with some of the worst Internet access speeds I’ve experienced here in Tanzania for a long time. … Continue reading

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The Art of Nyama Choma

Last weekend we had the great pleasure of hosting our friend Trevor at Kimaro Shamba (I’ve given it its own proper name now). Trevor and I worked very closely together at Lutheran World Relief on the Quilt & Kit Ministry … Continue reading

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Spritz Cookies Without the Spritz

I’ve been in the mood for spritz cookies lately. I had some butter left over from Kakasii’s birthday cake so I thought I’d whip up a batch this morning. To make things more interesting, I decided to involve Max and … Continue reading

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Baking Day: Zucchini Bread

Sometimes I just get a wild hair to bake something. Today was one of those times. Actually, the idea came to me last night to make zucchini bread. There were three small zucchini in the fridge that needed to be … Continue reading

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