Monthly Archives: July 2012

THE FRIDAY LIST: A LITTLE COLOR, A LITTLE INSPIRATION

GREEEEEN!

I began The Color Studies and The Friday List during a slow period, work-wise. I began them to keep myself inspired and to share some of that with you. But the lull in work ended and I have been busier than ever. I chide myself for using busy-ness as an excuse, because I have had […]

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ALL KINDS OF BREAKFAST, ALL KINDS OF SUMMER

Summer Berries with Goat Cheese for Bon Appetit

July’s been busy! Lots and lots of fun stuff. This series of take-to-work breakfasts for Bon Appetit was awesome and delicious and healthy. All of my favorite things. Cherry Ginger Muesli with Cocoa Nibs for Etsy. The goal here was to give muesli a little of the granola spotlight with lively, creative flavors. I went […]

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EATING WELL ON THE ROAD, PT 2: ONE-POT MEALS AND THE MAGIC OF THE RICE COOKER

Eating well on the road, part 2

You’re probably going think I’m a little nuts after reading this. Eccentric, at least. One of my greatest allies on road trips is a rice cooker. I figured this out a number of years ago: It was the dead of winter and I was headed to a motel in nowheresville, deep in snow. I’d stocked […]

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SWEET CORN AND ROASTED RED PEPPER POTATO SALAD

Grilled Corn and Roasted Red Pepper Potato Salad

For a number of years, I worked at a place that closed annually at the Fourth of July for a week. And I always took that week off in search of summery escapades, often north – catching up with my oldest friend in Eugene, or a firework-powered block party in Portland, or a cozy evening […]

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