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gluten-free Thanksgiving

Guess what? It’s Thanksgiving time again. When you’ve been gluten-free for awhile, you might have an arsenal of recipes you’ll make for Thanksgiving. (Then again, it’s alway a joy to try new recipes too.) But if…

Meet Our Sponsors: Love with Food

It’s the holidays soon. Thanksgiving is next week (!). Tomorrow we’ll have a detailed post full of recipes and tips for you, so no need to worry about that one. But the holidays that follow?…

fennel-poppy seed bread

Deep into the night, I lay awake in my daughter’s hospital room, coughing and tossing and thinking about this fennel-poppy seed bread I had made weeks before. All that day, Danny and I had sat…

heart settled

Something kept gnawing at me on Friday, through the foggy morning and the hours at the computer and the coffee breaks Danny and I took together before going back to work on our own projects. My…

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…

Meet Our Sponsors: Farmigo

  You and your spouse both work full-time jobs, have kids, and want to make home-cooked meals. But there’s no time to go to individual farm stands or go to the farmers’ market because it’s…

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…

Meet Our Sponsors: Pink Ribbon Produce

Today was farmers’ market day on Vashon, as it is across the country. Danny and I had our one-hour date, picking up red jalapeños, 10 pounds of tomatoes, fresh shallots, kale, collards, golden beets for…

oh autumn.

Autumn, I love you. I love your starting-to-be-chilly air, the reds and golds, the letting go, the apples off the tree, the smell of cinnamon suddenly appealing again, the memories of summer starting to fade.…