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Early Summer Stew

Some of my most vivid childhood memories are not from birthday parties, or sleepovers, or family vacations. They’re not from moments spent with friends or family, conversations or jokes shared with people I love. Many of the moments that are preserved so very clearly in my mind are the moments […]


Birthday Wine Dinner

It’s nearly impossible to put words to a night like this one. A night filled with laughter, tears, good food and fantastic wine. A night filled with friends and family, gathered around a beautiful table to celebrate the birth of a very fine gentleman. It’s nearly impossible to think anything […]

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Farmer’s Market Broccoli Salad

Last Thursday, before I stopped at the little country church, I paid a visit to the farmer’s market in the small town where I work. I’ve seen many beautiful farmer’s market shots around the internet- bright and sunny, with rows and rows of vibrant, colorful food. The reality for us […]

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Chamomile Lavender Scones

I’m one of those strange individuals who thinks many places are much more beautiful in the rain. Like Paul (Owen Wilson) from Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris, I feel that a good drizzle and a layer of raindrops brings out the melancholy, romantic beauty in things. It’s a very good […]

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

The last couple of days I have been reminded how deeply food and drink are tied to some of my favorite memories. Yesterday afternoon I took a sip of wine that instantly transported me back to a small table in Florence, Italy, where my three best friends and I ate […]

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Cozy Risotto & Spring Crumble

Our life is currently bursting with new and exciting things. We’re both working on things we love and are extraordinarily passionate about. It’s really wonderful, but also a bit all-consuming. More than a few nights a week, we find ourselves side-by-side, faces glued to our laptops, working away until it’s […]