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Author Archives: Stacy

With Me All That Time

With Me All That Time

I was rocking Theo before his nap the other day when my mind started flipping back through the many iterations of this small act: holding him when he was newly born and couldn’t even hold up his head and cried and cried in the night (how much crying is normal crying? we wondered as we […]

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News & Summer Eating

News & Summer Eating

This is a photo of what I like to call a snack plate. Don’t worry—I won’t insult your intelligence by giving you a recipe for this. But it does represent my current ability to think about food, and as a result, I will be offering links and ideas today, not a formal recipe. But first, […]

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A Truly Excellent Cake

A Truly Excellent Cake

It seems a strange time to talk about something so simple as cake, does it not? The world has not gotten less complex since last I visited this space. The pandemic is still here and spreading; the vulnerable are just as vulnerable as ever, and those working in hospitals and essential service jobs and now […]

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Walnut Relish to Put Atop Spring Things

Walnut Relish to Put Atop Spring Things

Okay, so my memory of rhubarb and asparagus as magical springtime harbingers that emerge long before everything else and remind a girl that yes, actually, summer comes and life goes on after a frigid winter? NOT INCORRECT. I thought kale was a cold-weather thing! How is it that the root vegetables keep coming? When do […]

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Herby Pea Soup for Springtime

Herby Pea Soup for Springtime

Well. Here we are, still, despite everything. The times have not gotten less strange, though we’ve perhaps become more accustomed to them. For most of us, I don’t think it’s become much easier. In many ways, I feel like I’m in an extremely protracted experience of transition, one that was simply kicked off by a […]

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