Monthly Archive: October 2010

Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

You’d think leftover tortillas would be easier to get rid of. Unfortunately, once they’ve started to go a bit stale, their usefulness in Tex Mex dishes is a curve approaching zero. Tacos and burritos...

On walking and AWESOME

I love walking. I can’t believe I waited so long to start exercising! HImynameisTheresa and I am a moron. The gym at work is intimidating. After months of diddling around, I finally got my...

Homemade flour tortillas

I have been searching for a perfect tortilla recipe since I landed in Benin 5 years ago as a Peace Corps volunteer. They’re so versatile and so important to the Peace Corps diet, and...

Fried eggs over spinach and leeks

Weekday breakfasts are hard. My standby is overnight oats. Mix rolled oats, milk, bananas, and brown sugar together the night before, throw a tupperware in my bag on the way out the door, and...

Keyan Curried Cabbage

Here in Benin, you can either buy ridiculously expensive meats at the grocery store, or you can go to the market. The meat is sourced from the same places, but the market doesn’t have...