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Cabin life is an interesting adjustment. The nearest grocery store is no longer 6 blocks away but a 20 minute drive. And we have legit snow and ice days where leaving is either impossible or simply strongly discouraged, whether due to fallen trees, icy roads, or Portland’s inability to deal with 1.5 inches of snow. […]

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  • Taste of France - This looks fantastic. The greens really make it pop. Recipes like this are so useful for helping me look at my pantry in a new light.
    I also just posted a soup recipe: my French neighbor’s onion soup. With bread and cheese, it’s total comfort food.ReplyCancel

  • Walt - This looks like a great hearty soup that we’ll try tomorrow eve along with some crusty bread.ReplyCancel

  • sweetcoffee - Thanks for the post. It looks very yummy.

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Do you remember Lottie + Doof’s 12 Days of Cookies? It’s always been one of my favorite tributes to this charmingly tooth-achy holiday tradition: the baking and eating and giving of cookies. And while I seem to make the same cookies every year, I still enjoy browsing Tim’s past guides for inspiration. This year I revisited an […]

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  • Christine - I think I will try these this week! I’m thinking maybe a couple thin ribbons of dark chocolate drizzled on the top.ReplyCancel

    • Kimberley - That sounds perfect! Dark chocolate is so yummy with rosemary.ReplyCancel

  • Alice - I love love love rosemary and I actually ended up making my own rosemary cookies at one point – the mix of a savoury flavour in a sweet biscuit is delicious! Alice xx

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    • Kimberley - Love that! I agree about the savory with the sweet; it’s the best.ReplyCancel

  • Debbie - Do you recommend a substitute for brown rice flour? More white rice flour an option? ThanksReplyCancel

  • sweetcoffee - Thanks for the post. It looks very yummy. ReplyCancel

I find deep comfort in cooking basic staples. There are many jars of beans in my pantry, jars that I decided to move north with me, which is funny considering how much I let go of, in the spirit of Konmari. Beans are a currency, in a sense, for perhaps exactly this moment: they are […]

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  • Bernice - beautiful! and delicious I am sure. love the simplicity of this recipeReplyCancel

  • CINDY OWINGS - BEANS, ONE OF MY FAVORITE FOODS TO ROAST IN OUR OUTDOOR OVEN! BELIEVE-IT-OR-NOT A POT OF BEANS COOKED OUTSIDE IN A CLAY OVEN TASTE DIFFERENT THAN INSIDE. HMM, A WONDERFUL DISCOVERY! ENJOYING THESE DAILY GOODNESSES, THANKS!ReplyCancel

  • Allison - I love this. :) I can’t wait to see what the soup is. This might be a stupid question, but… when you soak the beans overnight, do you leave them out on the counter or in the fridge?ReplyCancel

  • Walt - Sounds like a fun recipe especially in winter!ReplyCancel