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We’re in the thick of it now. Take a few moments to gather yourself, whether that’s five minutes to stop and write, to sit quietly, to go for a brisk walk, to move through a sun salutation, or to sip some warming tea. I love turmeric. It’s full of soothing health benefits. I used fresh […]


  • erin - Perfection. And I am loving this little series.ReplyCancel

  • Lynn Duvall - This may be the best gift of the season for me! And I know I’ll be coming back to this page.To me, the tone of the remarks, the vibrant photos (I can smell that tea), the gentle inward focus … everything works to create what Spalding Gray calls “a Perfect Moment.”

    Imagine that: having a perfect moment on the net ????ReplyCancel

    • Kimberley - Thanks so much for your thoughtful words. So happy it’s resonating!ReplyCancel

  • Anna Powell - What an interesting combo…I know turmeric is really popular now as an anti-inflammatory but has such a strong taste I never tried it in tea.ReplyCancel

    • Kimberley - I love the taste of fresh turmeric, which is very different than the flavor of the dried powder. If you can find it fresh at the grocery store, give it a try!ReplyCancel

  • Conversations in Ubers | Nedgma - Turmeric is the stuff of the gods. I love drinking it after a physically strenuous day to relax my body.ReplyCancel

  • Agness of Run Agness Run - I am well aware of the amazing benefits ginger provides. The ginger tea is a great way to include ginger in my daily diet!ReplyCancel

I bought some beautiful hachiya persimmons with the intention of making them into hoshigaki. The persimmons sat in the fridge, neglected, until well past their ideal state for the project, which requires them to be firm, and not quite ripe. Like so many fruits that are just on the edge of edibility, these had a […]


  • sugar.angel - Love your recipe. Thank so much. LOve your kitchen as well. ReplyCancel