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Ambrosia apples

This post was inspired by a trip to the Wenatchee area sponsored by Columbia Marketing International, who grow and distribute Ambrosia apples, along with other types of apples, pears, cherries, and apricots. My trip was…

in the kitchen

  Danny and I walked into the kitchen, ready to cook. A blue post-it note on the front door said, “We’re out walking the dog. Make yourselves at home.” We unpacked clarified butter, bags of…

where we eat: Juicebox

Last week, I was reminiscing with Danny about a tiny vegetarian restaurant in Seattle, one of my favorites in the 1990s. The Gravity Bar was triangled into the Broadway Market, in Capitol Hill, which at…

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…

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…

Mediterranean Paleo Cooking

 Want to have brunch with us at our kitchen studio on Vashon this Sunday? To sign up for the event at Brown Paper Tickets, just click on this link.  Danny and I just sent in the copy…

GFF magazine

It’s December 1st. At our house, with a very excited and articulate 6-year-old, that’s a big day. Rehearsals for Lucy’s first Nutcracker performances began last week. We put up our tree last night, to the…

times have changed.

It’s not often that Jack Bishop from America’s Test Kitchen stops by to bake biscuits with you. For us, it was a one-of-a-kind experience. (Desmond was only three weeks old when Jack came to see us. And…