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benefits of obsession


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benefits of obsession

With food more than perhaps anything else, I have a tendency to get a bit obsessed. Some obsessions are serious and long term, such as the one I have with figs. I’m also pretty consistently infatuated with desserts involving fruit and some sort of crumble, the kabocha squash, all summer fruits, big bowls of salad, hearty […]

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the wonder of the fig


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the wonder of the fig

Figs had my attention well before I moved to California, and unlike many things that are not so stunning in real life as in our imaginations, they did not disappoint. This fruit blows me away—how is it that these soft, sweet orbs with impossibly pink interiors bursting with seeds appear on trees planted in the […]

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the familiar rustle

the familiar rustle

Though the change of seasons isn’t dramatic in the Bay Area, I’ve been noticing the familiar rustle of fallen leaves skipping across the sidewalks in the wind. It started a few weeks ago, just when I had begun hoping for it, and the tightness in my chest—from stress, from worry—relaxed at the familiar sound. I […]

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