Vegetables

its lovely possibilities

There’s brown on the ground, brown on the barks of the trees, and no green on bare trees yet. Sure, we’re lucky to live in a place with plenty of firs, whose branches look like…

that sweet acid bite

Just as I reached for another bite of this pickled red cabbage (with pickled red carrots mingled in there), I had a memory. Pale February light might have jolted me back, or maybe it was…

swept up in the momentum

I’ve never been much of a football fan. Oh, when I was in the 9th grade, the quarterback of my high school football team was a lean beautiful boy who threw tight spirals down a…

finding full health

Yesterday, we held an event at our kitchen studio, the first public event in that space. We had been looking forward to it for quite awhile. I haven’t said much about our studio here, even though…

eating on the wild side

We live in a crazy, beautiful world. The entire world astounds me, even with its chaos and suffering, confusion and bad processed food. Trying to find our way through it all without losing our minds…

a cauliflower geek

It was Saturday morning, a hot morning in July. As always, we woke up thinking about the farmers’ market. Should we buy a side of salmon from Mike? Don’t forget the bacon. Would Michelle still…

these are the days

These are the days of air so hot I can’t imagine eating anything but pieces of cool cucumber mixed with cold yogurt, topped with sesame seeds and toasted walnuts. sprinklers offering feeble amounts, as everyone in…

let’s cook together: antipasti buffet

Let’s face it. Life is more fun sometimes when you have more choices. Wait, I’m not talking about the ridiculous aisle of 85 different kinds of shampoos at the grocery store. (I’m convinced they’re all…

invited to the table

The only thing I want to write about today is love. Lu has fallen in love with Beauty and the Beast lately. We showed her the movie for the first time last week and she has…