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Comfort Food

Plum Crumble Cake

Sometimes, when I sit and think about it, I feel like the whole world is set up backwards. Things like busyness, overabundance, individuality, stress and competition are lauded and praised. And people who stray from the typical- who avoid overcommiting, who place value on time and people, and refuse to […]

Comfort Food

White Bean Chili

It is a breath of fresh air to be back in this space with a camera in my hand and food on my table. This summer, while so blessed, has also taken the wind out of my sails and left me drained of most of my time and enthusiasm. However, […]

Comfort Food

Corn & Avocado Salad

It already seems like summer’s days are numbered. It’s dark again when I drag myself out of bed in the morning for my baking shifts. There’s a slight chill in the air that wasn’t there a few weeks ago. There’s a sense of urgency- an urgency to have the last […]

Catering

27th Birthday Dinner

On Saturday we hosted our first “real” dinner party at our house for my 27th birthday. We strung lights in the backyard, moved our table outside and spent the evening listening to records on my new record player, drinking fantastic wine. The food turned out wonderful, the flowers were lovely, […]

Comfort Food

Watermelon Peach Salsa

I’m having a hard time believing that it’s already the season to be eating peaches and watermelon. Where oh where has this summer gone!? It can’t already be August. Despite my shock that summer is in full force, I’m always thrilled when it is time for these luscious fruits to […]

Catering

Reunion Picnic

Last Friday I, once again, had the extreme pleasure of cooking for a friend. An outgoing fellow who introduced himself during my interview for my current job- before I’d even landed it. A customer who comes to see me almost every morning and trusts me to cook his breakfast. A […]