food

  • vegetable_broth_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_4504

    make your own: vegetable broth.

    We had our first real bout of the stomach bug this weekend. And by we, I mean Faye. The parental units of this family are still in good health—fingers crossed—but when a toddler wakes up…

    February 1, 2016 49 Comments
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    out and about: table on ten.

    Last night, Faye’s snoring reached near comic levels. There were great blustering intakes of breath followed by high pitched whistles that sounded like a sound effect borrowed from a Disney cartoon and not something that…

    December 30, 2015 8 Comments
  • thankful squash | reading my tea leaves

    thanks.

    Delicata squash with rosemary and thyme. Waiting for olive oil, a roasting pan, and a hot oven.In case a bit of quiet-seeking finds you on the internet today, a word of gratitude for finding…

    November 26, 2015 6 Comments
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    gifts for the host from mouth.

     This post is sponsored by Mouth, a company that’s committed to helping folks find the best indie food products on the market.We’re still firmly in the pack-a-bag, search-for-tickets, and try-not-to-get-underfoot-in-the-kitchen part of our lives when…

    November 19, 2015 3 Comments
  • chocolate_hazelnut_spread_reading_my_tea_leaves9057

    make your own: chocolate hazelnut spread.

    Nutella. Gianduja. Chocolate hazelnut spread. Delicious? Whatever you wanna call it, here it is.Some of you might have noticed my satisfying a recent craving for that childhood treat—or, depending on the continent and exposure…

    November 11, 2015 15 Comments
  • popcorn

    za’atar popcorn.

    Here’s an advantage to hunting for the coriander seeds in the back of the spice cabinet: becoming reacquainted with the za’atar. I try not to keep too many underused spices in my cabinet. They…

    September 22, 2015 15 Comments
  • popsicle

    make your own: coconut lime popsicles.

    Ever since Sadie linked to this post on coconut popsicles last week, I’ve been on a kick. I’ve made three batches of coconut milk popsicles in the space of ten days. And I won’t be…

    August 31, 2015 7 Comments
  • pasta

    one-pot pasta.

    While we were in Maine we attempted one-pot pasta for the first time. I’ve been meaning to make it for forever and what better excuse than camping to try something new and easy and…

    August 24, 2015 7 Comments
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    make your own: blender lemonade.

    I’ve had a revelation this summer and that revelation is that the easiest, tastiest, frothiest lemonade can be made by plunking an entire lemon into your blender.Behold.New York Magazine ran a piece in their…

    July 6, 2015 25 Comments