Vegetarian

how we know home

Last month, our little family of four landed in Denver, emerging from the airport to cold weather, excited to see snow. (I was filming a series of baking video classes with Craftsy. It was an…

a little nudge

Apparently, my soon-to-be-13-year-old nephew is feeling apprehensive about the holidays. According to my brother, my nephew wakes up each morning worried. He hasn’t felt the holiday spirit yet. You know the unbridled joy you feel…

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…

the old work, better

Someday, I swear, I’m going to go all Leaves of Grass on this site. The first time I said this to Danny, a few months ago, he looked at me with confusion in his eyes. He’s used to…

slowly, so softly

Once, before there was Desmond or Lucy or Danny, before there was a gluten-free flour business or a James Beard award or the New York Times, before there was a food memoir and two published…

gluten-free cauliflower cake

At breakfast the other day, Lucy put down her fork to make a declaration. “Here are the foods I don’t like, right now,” she said, starting to count on her fingers. Danny and I looked…

silence and happy babble

Danny and I were driving in the car yesterday, heading down the interstate toward Seattle. We had just been in a courtroom, for all the best reasons. The hour before, we had stood in front of a…

pragmatic and imagined

Did you deposit that check yet? We should make a list of all the tasks we have to undertake to get the flours shipped to people’s homes and assign dates to every one. Who’s picking…

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…