Playlist included Mr. Sun, by Kina Granis.
We’ve been making these in my family as long as I can remember. Even when Momma’s old cookie cutter was almost broken in half, we – but perhaps more kindly she – still managed to turn out dozens upon dozens of these intricate, almond-y cookies. Fast forward to the age of the internet and a… Read More A Christmas Tradition | Santa Cookies
Tonight’s dinner wasn’t really planned, per se. And lately I’ve been trying to formulate a way to express just how meals come together at our house. Because I think it’s kind of important. Cooking is a part of almost all that I do. But not in an intrusive, takes-up-all-my-time kind of thing. It’s easy. I… Read More Diary of a Dinner | Anglian Soup
Turbot has become my new favorite fish. At first blush, it’s light, mild, and delicate. But a heartbeat later you realize its meaty, dense, and packed with beautiful flavor. Pair it with this seasonal and politely assertive sauce and you’ll really get your loved one’s attention on a cold December night. Most importantly, the ingredients… Read More Early Winter Heaven | Turbot with Chanterelles and Melted Parsnips
Pie. Tart. Deliciousness in a dish. The recipe for this Any Season Fruit (or Vegetable) Tart (page 19) is from Gilt Taste. It’s a surprising base that can skew sweet or savory. But on first blush, you could only assume it would be sweet as the base is butter and sugar creamed together. It has… Read More Pie Season | Parsnip and Butternut Tart
Oh my goodness. I stumbled on something. Pumpkin water. Water. Only the complete essence of pumpkin. Much like tomato water. Only pumpkiny-er. Obviously. I just knew this would make a good cocktail addition. And of course, my friend Molly completely helped me in sussing out some ingredients. Because she’s totally good at it. And she… Read More Persephone’s Drinks Cabinet | The Rum Whitfield
It’s simply the best of the last of the garden. Eight ears of the last of the sweet corn. Cobs scraped completely clean, releasing all that sweet corn “milk.” I think it’s what makes this soup special. But perhaps, too, it’s that I added in the last few peppers still standing on my counter. Another… Read More Final Harvest | Corn Milk Soup