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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 thoughts on the computer or scribble things in my notebooks,…

September 24, 2015

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 I remember thistles as tall as I was, grasses so…

July 19, 2015

Sweet + Salty Spiced Granola

I’m no longer surprised when, the night before were meant to leave Montana, we decide to stay an extra day. Because a ridiculous amount of snow fell and buried the car, because torrential rainstorms were tracked along our route, because there are more raspberries…

February 23, 2015

Awesome Homemade Energy Bars

We were some 7 miles into our snowy hike in the Indian Peaks Wilderness when we finally pulled the peanut butter filled pretzels from the bottom of my backpack. Pulling a couple of crunchy little bites from the resealable bag and popping them in…

January 11, 2015

A Great Winter Porridge Recipe

To be clear, this was our fourth move in one year; from Berkeley into storage then to Portland. From Portland – and from storage- into moving pods. From moving pods to Boulder, and then from our little rental four doors down to a place all…

December 4, 2014

Sopa Verde del Jardín

Someday, maybe I’ll share the story of my father’s house with the world. How its more than just a house, that its part of our family history, and that its more to him than just a family history. I’d tell about its quirky attributes,…

October 9, 2014

Blueberry Turmeric Muffins

Please forgive me ahead of time for the shortage of photographs of these nutty + sweet little muffins I made for breakfast the other morning but the truth is that we had gobbled the, all up before I realized just how worth-sharing they were.…

September 1, 2014

Grilled Cherry Cobbler

I like to think of myself as a sort of minimalist, and really, most of the year, I am. Until the stone fruits come into season, at which time I become a hoarder. Of fruits. This is nothing new. Try as I might to make…

July 10, 2014

Bánh Mì Bowls

I finally had to run in and get a jacket on Tuesday night for the first time since early spring. I remember the dry hot of summer days here in Boulder from when I was a little girl, and I remember the afternoon thunderstorms…

June 28, 2014

Coconut Berry Chia Pudding

It’s far too late for me to have any business typing and publishing a recipe; I have another 4am wake up call tomorrow morning to turn on the rice cooker so we can make up rice cakes, and breakfast, for riders here at the…

May 29, 2014