iOS engineer, writer, and general glossophile. she/her.

on food, memory, and ghost stories (kind of)

i’ve been feeling quite fond of my cache of nut butters lately, both pantry-placed and memory-moored.

i’m not usually one to remember dreams, but a few weeks ago i woke up with a simple fall breakfast at the forefront of my mind. my boyfriend and i were about to embark…

dinner on the anniversary of shelter-in-place day one

to purchase unripe plantains is to make an investment in my future. wrap them up in a paper bag, squirrel them away in a kitchen corner, and wait... a few days? a week? two? who knows! but the anticipation of their black-speckled ripeness foretells a favorable meal.

today, one of…

Alaina Kafkes

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