• Breads & Sweet Treats

    Swedish Rye Bread

    September 16, 2015

    “The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocation of innocence and delight… [Breadmaking is] one of those almost hypnotic businesses, like a dance from some ancient…

  • Breads & Sweet Treats

    White Rum Banana Bread

    September 8, 2015

    It’s Monday morning. Labor Day. We’ve spent the weekend playing board games over beer late into the night, eating way too much ice cream for two humans, sipping amaretto liqueur by the fire, falling asleep to…

  • Desserts

    Rosemary Nectarine Streusel

    September 3, 2015

    The air along the greenway is a mixture between city and nature. A thin strip of creek runs down from the pond and spills into the college district of the city. In the morning, runners, cyclists,…

  • Breakfast & Brunch

    Summer Berry & Fig Vegan Muffins

    August 22, 2015

    This week has been especially rainy, so I’ve been fighting the seasonal melancholy that I get when the grey days stretch on forever. My joints have been swollen from the high humidity, but I have been…

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    Kitchen Tips

    How to Make Chickpea Flour

    August 17, 2015

    Regardless of the season, I pile chickpeas up on a baking sheet and toast them in the oven with smoked paprika and turmeric. I’m used to baking them or pureeing them into hummus. A few months…