Simple Cinnamon Roll Biscuits

    July 21, 2016
    Simple Cinnamon Roll Biscuits

      “The problem is not the problem. Its your attitude about the problem.” – Captain Jack Sparrow I remember many a time, not that long ago, standing at the top of a tricky, loose, rocky descent squeezing the brakes of my mountain bike and quivering from the inside out. I knew that the rocks weren’t going to jump out and take me down, and I knew that the only way to navigate them safely was to choose a line, gain…

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  • That Light - ChefsCycle Day 2

    ChefsCycle :: Powerful Pedal Strokes for Change

    images courtesy of Davey Wilson The work of a chef is not for the faint of heart. The hours are long, the conditions sometimes uncomfortable; we typically work in very warm spaces, very cold…

    July 15, 2016
  • Blueberry + Nectarine Pie w/Spiced Oatmeal Crumble Top

    Spiced Crumble-Top Blueberry-Nectarine Pie

    I was recently perusing the blogosphere when I came across a new blog from a “budding” triathlete. Sipping my morning coffee, skimmed through her dialog, my eye catching on all of the buzzwords and phrases…

    July 5, 2016
  • Miso + Maple Chia-Oatmeal w/All the Trimmings!

    Miso + Maple Chia-Oatmeal Bowls

    I spent a good bit of time bouncing around Colorado last week w/this crew, riding bicycles, cooking food/eating food and it wasn’t until I was riding in the car back from Aspen, with the…

    June 20, 2016
  • Colors on Bree Street

    Pictures + Places : Cape Town

    Between the lines, behind the bikes, Cape Town is vibrant, complex, beautiful, wild, challenged and charmed and it shifted my perspective on where I am in the world…

    June 9, 2016
  • Raspberry Macaroon Tart

    Raspberry Macaroon Tart

    I’m a rather organized, reasonable and strategic person… with a few specific exceptions: #1: Chocolate chip situations: I don’t measure them. I can’t explain it. Pastry chefs are the “brain surgeons” of the kitchen, required…

    May 16, 2016
  • Mission Avocado Toast

    Mission Avocado Toast

    I packed my suitcase those first days in March, anticipating that I wouldn’t really “come back home” again until today. A lot can happen in two months, and there were many things that didn’t…

    May 5, 2016
  • Caramel Corn Candy Bars

    Milk Chocolate + Caramel Corn Candy Bars

    All the things we do, and say, and think — they’re like little seeds that we plant out in the world. We may not be around to watch them sprout, but oh, be sure…

    April 7, 2016
  • Children chase us as we ride through the streets of Kaymandi.

    Cape Epic :: The Power of Bicycles

    Last night – as the sun was setting, illuminating the mountains – we kicked up dust with bicycle wheels, riding through the streets of the Kayamandi township; Bud and I were on bikes that we…

    March 11, 2016