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Two weeks ago I was a very unsuspecting Californian caught up in a Polar Vortex in Ohio. This week I am a very concerned Californian caught up in the effects of the driest year on record since records first became … Continue reading
A few years ago I found out the hard way that certain varieties of persimmon can leave your mouth temporarily numb if eaten before they’re completely ripe. These are the hachiya and gyombo varieties and I will never make the … Continue reading
It’s been a long time since I produced a pie. This one felt good, even though I improvised and didn’t have much of a plan. I decided to cut a lot of the sugar and all of the butter, so … Continue reading
What a lovely lavender-filled pie this is. The lavender is only a hint, but it’s just enough to give this pie a unique and sophisticated character. Using as many nectarine varieties as I could get my hands on also contributed … Continue reading
The baking of this crostata, as it turns out, was a moment of self-revelation: When I am alone in the kitchen, baking is a cathartic and creative experience. When I am not alone in the kitchen, baking is stressful. I … Continue reading
Today I’m not writing anything at all. I’m a grown up! And this is my blog. I don’t have to.
Each year, I have a tradition when strawberries appear at the farmers’ market. That tradition is to buy my weight in these juicy red gems and challenge myself to eat every last one before they have the chance to go … Continue reading