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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 […]

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Golden Flapjacks

There’s something terribly romantic about the Oregon coast. Especially in the spring, when it’s nothing but blustery rain. The slow drive through wine country, being swallowed by the deep green forests and finally, coming into the cool, coastal mist. Heading away from all your problems and straight for the humblingly […]

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Strawberry Cake

I have a special relationship with berries. My husband is the son of a berry farmer. He grew up out in the fields, moving irrigation pipe, driving tractors and spending his summers tanned and dusty. I literally fell in love the moment I saw him. The first time I visited […]