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Hello Monday

Posted October 20, 2014

Hello Monday, I’m starting a new week feeling a little disconnected. Does that happen to you sometimes? It happens to me when I don’t spend enough time in the kitchen, my place to rest up and regroup and, if I’m…

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Happy Monday

Posted October 13, 2014

Hello, hello! October is the best and worst. It’s a month full of so much amazing food – pumpkin, peppers, squash – but also, gosh, its laid me up with a bad cold. While I’m cuddled up with three blankets…

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Vermont is for (Pie) Lovers

Posted July 28, 2014

I ran off to Vermont a few weeks ago. I did not pass Go. I did not collect two hundred dollars. But unlike my favorite board game (ever), on the other end of the two plus hour drive, I found…

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Behind the Scenes: Studio Carta

Posted July 7, 2014

Last weekend, I did a little interview with Angela Liguori of Studio Carta for Style Me Pretty Living. It’s always a privilege to write for that site because, oh my goodness, it’s a way to share the good small batch…

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No Recipe for Dulce de Leche Candy, Yet

Posted May 1, 2014

I watched her move in the kitchen, with a frenetic pace that I’m sure, if bottled, could power the universe. “This candy is so fussy,” she said. “One minute, it’s cooking and the next moment, it’s just a mess.” She…

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A European Whirlwind

Posted April 23, 2014

I made a promise to myself when I embarked on writing a cookbook. The promise was simple: I promise to do whatever I need to make sure I appreciate and even enjoy this cookbook writing process.  And no matter how busy…

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