Category Archives: nablopomo

the teachings of november

Committing to and sticking with NaBloPoMo is a great accomplishment in my book. I couldn’t terribly slack on cooking at home because I needed posts! Like now! And writing just feels good, no matter how grammatically painful it may be. But for … Continue reading

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small packages, great things

We all know the phrase, great things come in small packages. Today, I received one of the best, quirky little presents that fits that idea to a tee. One of my favorite people, Emily Cavalier, gifted me with the most … Continue reading

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peanut butter baked oatmeal, naughty or nice

Oatmeal isn’t something that excites most people. Varying between watery and flavorless to gummy and solid, most of us have a horror story idea of what bad oatmeal can be. But baked oatmeal takes oatmeal to a different level. And … Continue reading

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happy thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving has arrived. My apartment smells of brown sugar, butter, pecans. Caramelized onions, roasted brussels sprouts and broccoli. My hands are the softest they’ve been in weeks, from the constant working of butter, tossing food in oil, the best moisturizers … Continue reading

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wynw: quiet before the storm

There is absolutely nothing like walking home with two paper-wrapped loaves of fresh bread and a bouquet of flowers to brighten up your day. There was something about both the walk and seeing the items of the day all together … Continue reading

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giving thanks

This week, most of the United States gathers around to give thanks. And of course to feast greatly. But let me ramble on about something a bit less food related for now. For me, the feeling of thanks has set … Continue reading

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from recipe to technique

One of the keys to delicious cooking on a regular basis is discovering how some recipes can be transitioned to technique. Why does this matter? When you realize that certain ingredients can be swapped out, varied and played with, it … Continue reading

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