Kitchen 101: Secrets of Perfect Pie Crust

    November 23, 2015
    Perfect Pie Crust

    If you’ve been watching my Instagram or Twitter feeds lately, you’ve seen that I’ve been completely and totally preoccupied with pies.  Being engrossed in all things PIE at this time of year has to be the most luxurious pass time I can imagine; the sun sets too quickly now, leaving fewer hours that are light enough (or warm enough) to be exploring outside and so what better way to spend the remains of the day than drinking wine, rolling pie crust,…

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  • Buckwheat Crackers

    Walnut + Pepita Buckwheat Crackers

    The last hour of sunlight slipped away far too quickly tonight, leaving our evening dog walk destined for darkness. While we’re creatures of habit for the most part, and while walks signify the start and…

    November 12, 2015
  • Maple Pumpkin Custard IN a Pumpkin!

    Maple-Pumpkin Crème Brûlée

    Annnd, I’m back! (Annnd, to be honest, I never really left.) I’ve been right here the whole time, learning, and relearning some things that I thought I already knew. I’ve equated this relative reclusiveness here with…

    November 5, 2015
  • Roasted Cherry Tomatoes for Lunch

    Roasted Cherry Tomato Salad for Lunch

    I spent all day in the kitchen today, cooking, taking photographs, making notes. Washing cookie dough or olive oil or fruit juice off my hands again and again so that I could type out…

    September 24, 2015
  • Maple Ice Cream light

    Triple Maple Ice Cream

    As I said before, “Let your legs do the talking” was we had agreed last weekend when we rode 240-miles (primarily on dirt roads,) through Southern Vermont. No one was forcing us through this; it…

    September 7, 2015
  • LIke Butter. Rocky butter.

    Legs Do the Talking :: The Rapha Northeast Prestige

    “Let your legs do the talking.” That was what we had agreed upon in Vermont. And when our legs couldn’t talk, we’d say a few words to let everyone else know that you were doing some…

    September 7, 2015
  • Fennel + Honey Granola

    Fennel + Honey Granola

    The great Ferris Bueller said, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Depending on the day, I think of this sage advice differently; some days I…

    August 13, 2015
  • Dandelion Pesto

    Dandelion + Basil Pesto for Grilled Flatbread

    I’ve never known fields of wildflowers in Colorado in July. I didn’t grow up with visions of lush forests blooming over the foothills in my backyard. And never in my most vibrant memories do…

    July 19, 2015
  • Cowbells Ringing

    Pictures + Places: The Italian Dolomites

    How can I even begin telling you about the week that I’ve just had? We were cycling up Passo Gardena on Monday morning when I heard something….strange. It wasn’t a mechanical click, the kind that…

    July 12, 2015