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a map for the rest of us

a map for the rest of us

My friend Erin throws incredible parties. She seems to do it with ease. She always looks calm and breezy, wearing some kind of lovely flowing dress and appearing as though the whole lovely scene came together with a snap of her fingers. She’s fantastically creative, too. The first party of hers that I attended, she’d […]

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the fear of cream

the fear of cream

For many years, I harbored a fear of heavy cream. I know I’m not the only woman with this problem, nor am I the only one trying to escape its clutches. But it’s worth admitting nonetheless—we don’t talk about this enough. When I began cooking, I avoided recipes with any significant amount of butter or cream […]

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around these tables

around these tables

For many of us, particularly those of us in large cities or places where folks speed straight from the front door to the car, it is incredibly easy to go about our days anonymously. We are known in our workplaces and homes and perhaps a few favorite shops or eateries, but as we walk down […]

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these things are your becoming

these things are your becoming

Of late, I’ve found that the best way to describe my working life is that I’m cobbling it together. I write and edit as a freelancer for a handful of nonprofits, assist a brilliant food-blogger-and-photographer-turned-friend once a week as she works on her first cookbook, have scored some food-related writing projects, bake several mornings a week at […]

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