The girls are back! The vacation to the south was a long one and left me and the four-legged animals home alone for weeks. We made it through, albiet eating veggie dogs, vegan pizzas, and bbq tempeh. Nothing blog worthy for sure.
Now that they are back I feel like I can cook decent food again. Last night I made a shiitake mushroom rice pilaf, kale chips and some bbq vegan drumsticks. The pilaf came out great. About 10 years ago, pilaf was a common dish in my life. Looking back, I can not recall the last time I had it. This was perfect though; savory and hearty.
It has been starting to get pretty cold here in Maine. It has been over a decade since I experienced this type of weather and the girls never have. While taking Kaleigh to the bus stop this morning my nose hairs froze shut. I remember those days from my childhood. Wind and ice, welcome to January.