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Spelt Gingerbread

’tis the season already — we’ve installed a real tree for the first time in five years and our house is softly perfumed with the scent of the outdoors. For the last few years in San Francisco we had a tree that was cut…

8 December 2017
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Pumpkin Bread (with a bit o’ chocolate)

Me again, the one who is still kind of on the Northern Hemisphere’s schedule despite the purple jacaranda trees, birds merrily singing us awake before 6 a.m., the grass turning green and temperatures inching ever upwards — all signs of spring in most parts…

2 November 2017
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Thanksgiving 2016 Tips and Suggestions

Thanksgiving this year, our third away from the United States, will involve an overpriced turkey imported from France, lots of roasted and sauteed vegetables, butternut squash risotto, and two pumpkin pies plus a pumpkin-chocolate cake. I’m trying to keep things simple yet traditional, with…

21 November 2016