Category Archives: pasta

SQUASH PASTA WITH YOGURT, PEAS AND CHILE // FACING THAT OPEN SPACE

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When I left home to travel last month, it felt like a perfect clean slate: I had just turned in my manuscript; my most longstanding regular freelance gig, with Etsy, had come to a close; and a fledgling romance had unraveled. It was kind of liberating. I had no loose ends, and no compelling reason […]

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Preserved Lemon + Chickpea Pasta with Parsley Pesto

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Talking with my father on the phone last week, he wondered why the heck the structure and content of my blog was changing. He thought y’all would want to know what was going on, too. Isn’t that sweet? There’s not too much change, really: I’ve just created a schedule (Tuesday and Friday, every week!), and […]

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BAKED PASTA WITH CHERRY TOMATOES + FRESH CHICKPEAS // PODCASTS

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(Those are from my garden!) There is something uniquely compelling about listening to a story. Driving is perfect for this, especially when one has the luxury of piney hills and empty deserts on 75 MPH highways in rural America to drive through. Long walks and time spent cooking are also opportune moments for sneaking in […]

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Asparagus + Spring Onion Risotto

Asparagus + Spring Onion Risotto

The time feels a little wonky today, owing to that hour leap forward. I marvel at the difference an hour makes every year, throwing one day out of whack as we adjust to the disconnect between the light in the sky and the time on the clock. I listened to the latest episode of Radiolab […]

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Winter Pasta with Cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts

Winter Pasta with Cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts

Do you ever linger at the stove after the vegetables have been roasted, oven door ajar and fingers splayed to enjoy that last blast of heat? It’s been so cold lately that I have found myself huddling over the pan while making eggs in the morning, rewarming a cup of tea ten times throughout the […]

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