Category Archives: desserts

BAKED ALMOND PANCAKE WITH STRAWBERRIES + CITRUS

Baked Almond Pancake | the year in food

Somewhere in junior high I took a class, something like Home Ec, where we learned how to cook. I don’t recall much except that the teacher was stern but kind, and imposed exacting rules around things like sifting flour (which I still don’t usually do), scraping the bowls clean with a spatula (which I now […]

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PEAR + CACAO NIB BUCKWHEAT MUFFINS // SNACKING WELL ON THE ROAD

Pear + Cacao Nib Buckwheat Muffins // The Year in Food

I’m making my way to Montana, my power state, my spirit animal, my place. I have always wanted to go there in the winter, to experience it outside of its easy summer glory. This year Montana is my valentine. I will bundle up, go snowshoeing, and bear witness to its winter splendor. I made some […]

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BLESSING THE MESS // SPICED WINTER CAKE WITH CRANBERRIES

Maybe the holiday magic is in the mess. I read this late on December 24th, and wished that I had read it earlier. Wished that I had been carrying it around with me throughout the month, reminding myself of this every damn time things got messy. Because it was a messy month. Christmas brings out […]

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CHILI LIME WATERMELON POPS

Chili Lime Watermelon Pops // The Year in Food

Guys. Hi! I can’t believe that the official start of summer is this weekend. I’m heading to the woods on a backpacking trip – where it’ll be hot and summery and full of bears and unbelievable views. Lots of bears + no electricity means no popsicles for me this weekend. I can hang with a […]

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RHUBARB ALMOND BREAKFAST CAKES

Rhubarb Almond Breakfast Cakes

At the beginning of the week, I submitted a first draft for the introduction of my cookbook. In it, I talk a little about my obsession and preoccupation with colors, and specifically, the colors of produce. Reading that gave my dad pause – he thinks that those words carry a negative connotation. He did, however, […]

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