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Farmer’s markets combine three things I love: mornings (yes, really), delicious food, and supporting small- and mid-sized producers. I also love the element of surprise. Unlike a grocery store, the available produce is dependent on locality and seasonality.
The modern bookshelf isn’t what it used to be. Though I still like holding a real book, the convenience of the Kindle means most of my books are digital. Recipes are readily available online, but the photos, recipes, and stories scattered throughout a cookbook lend themselves to thumbing though real […]
I hope your Thanksgiving was full of family and friends, laughs, and long naps on the couch! These socks are both fun and cozy. They may end up in the stockings (pun intended) of several people this holiday season. If you have strong opinions on seemingly boring food items, this […]
Cranberry sauce is one of the easiest things to make, so every Thanksgiving, I make a batch and try to put a little twist on it. It is almost always a huge hit, but I almost always have a lot of sauce leftover. Repurposing leftovers is a time-honored Thanksgiving tradition. This […]
The first time I made cranberry sauce, I was surprised that it was so easy. Why bother with the canned stuff when you could have your own done in less than 10 minutes?
When most Americans think of cranberries, they likely envision a can-shaped, Jello-like tube that makes it’s way to a dining room table once per year. However – these little fruits have so much more to offer. My home state of Wisconsin produces more cranberries than any other state, so I […]
I loved reading this story on finding a local haunt at the end of the Earth. My Instant Pot has been getting a lot of milage lately. I made a great squash, carrot, and apple soup that took no more than 30 minutes. I have a long commute, so […]
Fall fell fast on Brooklyn this week. Nothing calls for a weekend baking project like a cold snap. However, weekends are also time for meal prepping and other household projects (a.k.a. fitting a week’s worth of stuff into two days), so there are a handful of shortcuts I’m willing […]
A quick Google search will reveal a lively debate over what is “authentic” cornbread. People on the internet argue over everything from who makes the best cornbread (spoiler: it’s always their grandmother), if cornbread should have sugar in it or not, if it must be made in cast iron — […]
2016 was a tough year, and 2017 isn’t shaping up to be much better. Reading the news leaves me in a fit of rage or a pit of despair, and it is exhausting. I’m not the only one who feels this way. Former President George W. Bush said it best: […]