Five Fast & Easy Ways to Gift Wrap a Jar

Posted July 7, 2016

There were a bunch of lessons that came to light during my cookbook tour last fall. Perhaps the most delightful thing was discovering you want to gift food beyond the traditional holidays. I do it every single day of the year, too, so duh…

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Six Quick Food Gifts You Can Toss in a Jar

Posted July 5, 2016

I’ve always been an avid collector. Whether books, old birthday cards, or magazine clippings, I had a shelf for it all. Naturally, there are some cons to this hobby, like clutter and being called a hoarder from time to time.…

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Six Homemade Pantry Gifts to Show How Much You Care

Posted May 30, 2016

Maybe it’s the turn of seasons in the air because multiple life changes occurred among my trusty troupe of friends in just a few weeks: the newly-minted grandmother; the very-soon-to-be mother; first-time homeowners; and the recently engaged, graduated, or hired.…

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Tomato Lobster Sauce

Posted September 17, 2015

Lobsters are my September indulgence. After a long season of growing, preserving, and processing the summer harvest for the colder months, I’m exhausted and need a little break. Instead of crawling up into a ball and retreating to the back of the barn, I…

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Mustard Sea Salt

Posted July 26, 2015

I have a complicated relationship with ribbon. String, twine or straight up fabric ribbon, every type is so very gorgeous. I love them all so much, I want them all right now. In fact, I can’t stand to toss gently used…

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