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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…

at her table.

One of the great joys of my life is writing cookbooks. Danny and I are deep in development on our next cookbook, American Classics Reinvented. (Next week: green chile breakfast pie, johnnycakes with cranberry syrup,…

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…

so we’ll always remember

For the past couple of weeks, Lucy and I  have been reading James and the Giant Peach, one of my very favorite books. Danny and I lie down with her in the evening, on either…

holding it in our hands, lightly

There was a moment on the ferry, after I had flopped down on a bench by the window, where everything fell into focus. We had been traveling for weeks — Danny in Breckenridge for a…

the words that burrow in

  Last night, at dinner, Lucy asked us: “What is a family?” The question came as we ate homemade chicken strips (the recipe is in our new cookbook), avocado hummus dip, and yellow rice with…

here it is.

We’ve been waiting quite awhile to share this with you. Two years, actually. Pregnancy and childbirth go faster than conceiving, creating, and bringing a cookbook to bookstore shelves. We don’t mind, though. We love this…