Category Archives: snacks

RUNNING, RETURNING // ZUCCHINI BREAD BITES

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I have been thinking a lot about this sentence: You spend the first half of your life running away from home and the second half trying to get back to home. I’ve been thinking about it because of my propensity to run away from home every summer. But I have a slightly different take on […]

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STEPPING INTO AND OUT OF COMFORT ZONES (GRILLED CHEESE VS. ROCK CLIMBING)

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If you had asked me three weeks ago what I thought about rock climbing, I would’ve likely answered, Eh, not for me. It looks hard – hard and scary and unfun. Then I found myself in the company of a bunch of climbers for a couple of weeks. It felt cultish, their specialized language and […]

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EATING WELL ON THE ROAD, PART ONE: AIRPLANES

1. ROASTED RED PEPPER HUMMUS, JARLSBERG CHEESE, CUCUMBER, BLACK PEPPER, SEA SALT. (Hard cheeses can go a long time without refrigeration.) Hello, friends! With the start of summer travels, I thought that I’d launch a series of posts about eating good, simple foods that travel well. It’s one of the greatest challenges of travel, isn’t […]

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QUAIL EGGS WITH FAVA GREENS ON TOAST

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Hello, friends. I’m writing from a motel in a truck stop along the I-5, somewhere in central California. I think I’ve mentioned before my fondness for little respites in places most people think of as nowhere. Because sometimes what I need is a little heat, an uninterrupted sky, and a swimming pool. And I’ve got […]

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RICE CRACKERS + CREATIVITY

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(First, ahem. I’d like to interrupt this post with some crazy awesome news: this site is a finalist in Saveur’s Food Blog Awards! I am so ridiculously excited and honored! I’d be thrilled if you took a moment to cast a vote for The Year in Food.) Last week I was in New York. I […]

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