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turnovers with jam

Friday, February 2, 2018

‘I’m all over the place, up and down, scattered, withdrawing, trying to find some elusive sense of serenity.’ ‘The world can’t give that serenity. The world can’t give us peace. We can only find it in our hearts.’ ‘I hate that.’ ‘I know. But the good news is that by the same token, the world can’t take it away.’ –Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird I come to you…

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cacoa nib pavlovas with berry jam

Monday, May 4, 2015

Sara Forte’s new cookbook, Bowl + Spoon, is beautiful, with recipes focused on simple, healthy ingredients served in the perfect vessel. I found her pavlovas to be a fantastic riff on the bowl: a delicious, edible bowl. Also, meringues with cacao nibs! Totally genius. (Also, thanks to the amazing Zoe Francois for making these pavlovas with me!)…

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sweet tomato jam + food bloggers for slave-free tomatoes

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

I remember the pale tomatoes sitting proudly on the windowsill above our kitchen sink: they were always there, waiting silently to be sliced and diced into my mom’s nightly salads. My sister and I would wrinkle our noses at them, terrified of their oozing juices, their pile of seeds. We would wash the dishes there, staring them down, refusing to ever eat them. Yet they were always a…