I give up

Fuzzy Peach

OK, so I have been beating myself up a lot lately about this blog.  I was stressing about not having the time to do it, but then I kept filling my dance card with even more things, which just pushed this even further down the list of things for me to get done. Then, when … Continue reading

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Farm Trek: Canner’s Log

Apple Jelly and Collards

Like any good diary of a journey, this one eventually descends into a self-made hell, just more quickly than most. Day One, Canner’s Log: Started the day off with a feeling of excitement as today was the weekly Farmer’s Market. Had been eyeing for 2-3 weeks now a couple of recipes for Apricot Jam and … Continue reading

Couldn’t eat more locally if I tried

Squash Blossoms

Lately, I have just not felt like doing much, even though I have nothing but much to do. I am currently juggling working, 3 kids on summer vacation and a new puppy. My sister thinks I have finally lost my fucking mind. I suspect she may be right, considering how well I seem to be … Continue reading

New Agey Fish and Chips – A Gluten-Free version for those who care about such stuff

Grilled Branzino

Thanks to my new diet, I am now spending far too much time counting calories. Not that I shouldn’t. I have eaten my way into a nice spare tire, but still. It gets a bit old. I have always thought about food all day, every day. Sadly, now I feel like I spend all of … Continue reading

Tell Me a Story

Banana Nut Pancakes

“…TELL A STORY Shitty pictures of your food are all over the internet. Sites like Instagram are loaded with photo after photo of lumpy goo. What you’re trying to share is the joy you feel when the waiter delivers that beautifully plated pork chop. But your photo doesn’t tell the story of that experience. Your … Continue reading

The Memory of Bread

Yeasty Rolls

I am not likely an aberration, but I love bread right from the oven. I love the smell of it baking. I love the feel of warm bread in my hand. I love eating it with loads of melting butter, homemade jam or honey. I love to dip it in my soup. I love to … Continue reading

What kind of blogger are you anyway?

Spatchcocked Grilled Chicken

Lately I have been struggling simply to get a blog post up. Being creative and inspired has been hard. Why? Well, because I am focused on other stuff right now. That’s the simple truth of the matter. This past weekend, as if Easter wasn’t enough of a distraction, we had gorgeous weather here in Seattle. … Continue reading


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