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a ritual to feed each other

I’ve been thinking a lot about ritual lately. So much of life is repetition. Do the laundry. Pay the bills. Tackle the dishes. Set the alarm. Think about waking up earlier to exercise before the sun…

Meet Our Sponsors: Luna Bar

When we opened this package at our studio, our daughter Lucy read only one phrase: chocolate cupcake. “Can I have that one please, Mama?” We were about to head out for a big day in…

the solace of biscuits

Some days, it seems, nothing makes me feel more grounded than baking. It seems funny to me now: when I was first diagnosed with celiac, almost a decade ago (a decade? I’ve been writing here for…

we’d like to feed you

Folks, we would like to feed you. Feeding people is one of our favorite activities in the world. Add in laughter, talking, teaching, answering questions, the chance to form a new community, and chocolate? We’re in. Next…

imperfect light

The day after we returned from New York, I spent all day in bed, feverish, rising only to run to the bathroom. Thirty-six hours later, I patted Lucy’s back as she hunched over the toilet in the…

a good food day

This passage from Marco Canora’s brilliant new cookbook, A Good Food Day: Reboot Your Health with Food That Tastes Great sounded so familiar to Danny, after 2 decades of being a restaurant chef, that he…

like sisters, really

If you’re in New York City, take a trip to the East Village. In a tiny sliver of a storefront on the north side of East 10th Street is Jennifer’s Way Bakery. Go hungry. I’ve been…

a gift, this city

After I wrote here last, sighing into the satisfaction of being home, we went flying off again. It wasn’t planned. We only found out a few days before we left that we were headed to New York City…

home, on the beach

This afternoon, we gathered at our favorite beach on Vashon for a New Year’s day picnic with friends. It was cold — every kid came dressed in a coat and wooly hat with ear flaps…