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a pizza sitting on a wooden cutting board. It's topped with bright green slices of cooked sprouts, contrasting with white cheese and red sauce.

Pizza tonight: Brussels sprouts and oyster mushrooms! This was a good one. My gluten-free toaster-oven crust continues to do All Right.

Per policy, I ate the last piece of pumpkin pie for breakfast, straight from the baking dish, standing at the sink.

Also, breaking news: Tonight we made another pie.

A mound of tater tots surround a breakfast sandwich of avocado and egg on a toasted english muffin

I picked up breakfast this morning from Tourist Home, one of my pre-pandemic favorite spots, and brought it home to enjoy on the porch in cool, damp weather. The sandwich got a bit smushed in transit, but was still fantastic.

Two white bowls containing dark broth, rice noodles, chunks of pork and bright orange carrots

On New Years Eve, most years, I make homemade pho. Last night, on our first cold, wet, wintery night of the season, a bowl of hot boxed broth and noodles quite hit the spot.

pumpkin pie on a kitchen counter

After years of working at it, my wife has unlocked the secret to the scratch-made gluten-free, egg-free pumpkin pie. We ate a lot of these through this holiday season, and while she is suggesting that this is the final pumpkin pie of the season, I am opting to think of it as the first pumpkin pie of 2021, instead.

Photo of a bowl of dark brown broth with noodles, steak and cilantro

I’m calling this New Years Day pho a success! We enjoyed this amid an afternoon and evening of board games with friends.