Category Archives: winter

PUMPKIN BUCKWHEAT WAFFLES WITH SAUTÉED APPLES // THE GLUTEN-FREE THING

Pumpkin Buckwheat Waffles with Sautéed Apples // The Year in Food

Somehow, nearly two years have passed since I gave up eating wheat, and I’ve managed to navigate around that discussion right here, the very place where I talk about food. There are a lot of reasons for not addressing it. I didn’t trust that I’d stick with it. I wasn’t diagnosed Celiac. I didn’t want […]

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CHAI

Chai

When I was nineteen, I launched my very first entrepreneurial enterprise: I started a very tiny chai-making operation. I made it in my mother’s kitchen, bottled it in gallon-size milk jugs, and delivered it in the basket of my old, avocado-green Schwinn bicycle to my single client: the coffee shop where I worked at the […]

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WINTER INSPIRATION: CITRUS

Winter Inspiration: Citrus

I’ve been holding out for this post for months. Citrus makes me happy, and it’s one of those things that redeems January. (And apparently, January is National Citrus Month.) I mean, those colors! Those flavors! That vibrance! That alone is reason enough to make peace with the month. And I had it in mind to […]

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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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BON APPETIT FOOD LOVER’S CLEANSE 2013

Blueberry Porridge - Bon Appetit's Food Lover's Cleanse

I was delighted to shoot Bon Appetit Food Lover’s Cleanse for a second year this December. (This year with the tremendous help of Stacy Ladenburger – thank you!) The two-week menu plan is fantastic. It’s creative, vibrant, wholesome, interesting and produce-centric with some meat and fish – kind of how I like to eat all […]

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