Comfort Food

Comfort Food

What We’re Canning

This wasn’t a banner canning year for me. The last couple haven’t been, actually. I’ve found it rather difficult to find the time to spend hours in the kitchen, putting up heaps of summer produce with a toddler running around at my feet. But with Taylor’s help, I’ve still managed […]

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Autumn Cooking

You’d think that summer would be the favorite time for cooking; everything is fresh from the garden, the flavors are bright and refreshing and the actual effort it takes to cook most meals is minimal. There’s a bounty of fruits and vegetables, fresh herbs and things ripened in the sun. […]

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Strawberry Pickin’ + Pie

When you live just down the street from the strawberry patch, it’s not uncommon to find yourself wandering over there a couple times a week in June. One day you stop in to pick a few just to eat. The next day you head over to grab enough for jam. And later on […]

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Spring Cooking

It’s finally spring! And you know what that means…no more root vegetables! Hooray! I’ve been getting so antsy for the farmer’s market to open so I can get my hands on some fresh produce, and in the meantime daydreaming about everything I’m going to make with it once I do. For […]

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Sheet Pan Pizza

Early in the afternoon, after a simple snack of halved grapes shared quietly with a little boy, I sneak downstairs for a few minutes to prep for dinner. I slide my mixer out of the quirky little built-in cabinet in my kitchen, and mix sea salt harvested on the Oregon coast […]