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Dining: Upton 43

Last week in Minneapolis, our friend Marina invited us to dine at her work. I didn’t know where we were going until we arrived, enchanted by the stark Scandi + Japanese inspired design. From the handmade cutlery trays, to the gusto with which each dish arrived, the details were perfectly executed.

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Five Year Celebration cookies

I like to make these cookies before a party, camping trip, or potluck. They are always a crowd pleaser, full of fun ingredients. This time, I am making them to take to a music festival where my sweetheart and I will camp for 4 days […]

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Simple Blueberry Breakfast Muffins

I always love coming downstairs to a clean kitchen, but not a perfectly immaculate kitchen. I like it to feel lived in and not too precious, but still clean and organized. We keep our liqueur neatly on a shelf, along with cutting boards and appliances […]


Summer Garden Party

This spring, now moving into summer, my neighborhood is full of flowers blooming and friends living around the corner. I was walking the dog around the block, and ran into my dear friend Allison. She invited me to a pink food party. It was also the housewarming […]

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Dinner with Anne

You know you are going to eat something delicious when Anne Parker invites you over for dinner. My lovely friend and stylist extraordinaire had been traveling for over 2 months, to Uganda, Turkey, to joining me for a special birthday CSN concert in LA, and […]

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Zucchini Goat Cheese Quiche

I was anticipating a lunch meeting yesterday, where I wanted to make a good first impression but not cook anything too fussy. I was going over recipe ideas in my head, and I thought of the perfect early spring lunch where the flavors were delicate […]

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Seattle —TRIP A MONTH— May 2014

It all started out with a private macrame class I was hired to teach at Horseshoe boutique, and turned into a gastronomic tour of Seattle. I posed the question on Facebook, “We have 1 dinner, 2 lunches, and 2 breakfasts in Seattle. Where should we eat […]

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“A feeling overcomes, deriving of a most curious complexity. A rich desire awakens to explore the contents of such delicate loveliness. Upon a deep connection, with rounded lips, a bittersweet complexity enters the soul.. and so begins an amorous affair. “ I am sometimes a poet, […]

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