This winter, back at the height of my I don’t think I can live here angst, DW started making pancakes on Saturday mornings. He found my ‘Art of Simple Food’ buried in the row of cookbooks on the kitchen counter, was inspired by the leben in the fridge, and got to work. These were the days marked by bleary, sleep-deprived mornings (S not being the somewhat better sleeper that she is now), and rain, and a more pronounced homesickness (homesickness remains but it is more a dull ache), and coffee made in the French press. Perhaps the pancakes were meant as a pancea to that homesickness, or simply as a way to ease us past the night of broken sleep, or just because – whatever the reason, they have become a staple in our weekend routine and I am glad for it.

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Salted Lavender Shortbread from ‘flourless.’

18 August 2014

[At Omnivore, August 2014.] What I learned yesterday: book release parties are fun. Even when you, oops, don’t realize you have to share a few words about your project until about 10 minutes before doing so. My California community came out to support me and it was sweet. S weathered all the socializing like a […]

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Wordless Wednesday: On a Walk

13 August 2014
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‘Flourless.’ — Out Tomorrow!

11 August 2014

As I may have mentioned, publishing a book is often likened to giving birth. While I’m still not sold on that analogy I will say that the day my cookbook flourless. (recipes for naturally gluten-free desserts) is released into the world — and hopefully your hands — can certainly be called its birth day. Two […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Some Recent Baking

6 August 2014
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