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places we eat: Chavez

Eight years ago yesterday, I married my favorite person in the world. I like him more now than I did that hot July day, when I thought my heart would burst with how much I…

all good cooks

I think often of Miss Edna Lewis. I still read the opening to every seasonal section in her book, The Taste of Country Cooking, as we are about to enter into the next phase of…

and the living is easy

The other day, I asked Lucy how her summer is going. (Summer only technically began a few weeks ago, but in kid time, it feels like AGES since kindergarten ended.) Joyful as always, Lu threw…

gluten-free cherry pie

It’s the 4th of July today. It seems fitting to celebrate this independence day with some cherry pie. This is gluten-free cherry pie, of course. As much as I’d love to share this recipe with…

Meet Our Sponsors: Love with Food

  A friend of mine who is fairly recently gluten-free saw this Love with Food box on our dining room table the other day. (I had just taken the photograph and hadn’t put away the snacks…

mostly, the laughter

I have a not-so-secret crush on Renee Erickson. It’s okay. Danny understands. It’s not a romantic crush — my heart rests in the heart of my darling husband who grounds me. Besides, like most people…

satisfying, every time

I’m kind of a goober, really. Even though I exult at the first unfurlings of spring green leaves, and feel deeply the fleeting beauty of the red leaves of fall, my body seems to feel…