Category Archives: fall

THE GLORIOUS IN-BETWEEN: A SALAD OF SAUTÉED PEARS AND PLUMS

Plum, pluot, pear // the year in food

I love this time of year. There’s something kind of sparklingly magical about it. The crackly edge in the air, the threat of those long winter nights as the evenings lose their light earlier. It’s brisk. A little wild. But then it’s tempered by blithe, warm days when it feels like all is right in […]

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IN SEASON NOW: FALL

Smoked Trout and Apple Salad

I was thinking about how I am always excited by the transition of seasons, but this is the only season where I am simultaneously a little sad to see summer go and totally enthused for all the coziness of fall. I love this in between period, when we can pair the best of the late […]

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A KIND OF HUSH // PHO FOR WINTER DAYS

Pho with Tofu and Winter Greens

I had grand intentions for my January first. There would be a fire in the fireplace, a copy of the Sunday NYT to peruse. I would make pho, slowly, cooking in the way that I used to cook when it was just for me, totally private and selfish and gratifying and calm. There would be […]

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ROAST BROCCOLINI WITH SMOKED PAPRIKA VINAIGRETTE // SIMPLE THINGS // A GIVEAWAY

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Well, it’s that time of year again. Take a deep breath. Everybody hold hands. We can do this. How we navigate this ridiculous, glorious and challenging time of year is a theme I will probably stay with through most of December. I’m in the thick of three big projects in addition to my cookbook and […]

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SPARKLING CRANBERRIES

Sparkling Cranberries

I have a thing for this time of year – starting this week and sweeping all the way through to the end of December. All of its sparkly, wondrous, glittering, cozy magic. If I had my druthers, I would lay for hours beneath a Christmas tree, inhaling its piney aroma, listening to old Christmas records, […]

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