It's Friday and I'm in love with...
Dashing any chance of looking hawt in my comfies, giant fuzzy socks are on my feet on a regular basis these days. I never actually buy these, but they typically show up in my Christmas stocking and I am elated. They're so comforting and make me feel like a little kid. Get you some.
Ever since my success with the lentil taco recipe, I've been positively enchanted by this legume. I nommed some of the excess lentils that had only been boiled in water--no salt, no pepper, nothin'--and they were fantastic. They're full of iron and protein, keep well and don't require soaking. Lentil soup has been such a comfort food for me ever since my college roomie's Greek mama introduced me to it, and I'm so excited to explore other recipes and uses for lentils.
As I obsess about proper recipes to contribute (finally) to the Thanksgiving meal this year, the Epicurious app has been more helpful that you can shake a stick at. Most of the recipes have photos, and all of them have reviews, which I love reading for substitution ideas and real-life expectations. ("This dish took 4 hours to make and used all of my pans. But yum!" Yeeeeah, I'll pass.)
Wishing y'all a great weekend and a lovely week ahead as you prepare for Thanksgiving. Remember: things will go wrong, there will be spills, there will be naps...so embrace the hoopla and don't forget to take some time for true, prayerful thanksgiving.