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pear blue cheese fig jam bread

Today we signed a lease with another apartment much farther away from the city. We will be moving from here at the end of this month. 656 more words

Baked Goods


Before Christmas I found this fig jam and had a thought. I bought puff pastry (no, I have not made it since cooking school because when I even look at butter, it melts). 135 more words


Year of the Goat

For a New Years pre-party at my sister’s apartment I wanted to bring a cheese plate.  “Everyone loves cheese,” I thought, minutes before leaving for the party. 129 more words

Keep It Simple

Even though both my husband and I have the first two days of January off work, we decided to have a quiet celebration at home rather than be out partying until midnight. 235 more words

Food And Drink

Blue Cheese, Walnut, and Fig Thumbprint Cookies

It’s been nearly two weeks since I’ve been back home for winter break. Much as I expected, Palo Alto has stayed more or less the same—there were some rumors about our… 506 more words


Interpreting an Ottolenghi Cauliflower and Hazelnut Salad

My lovely friend in Boston recently made me a present of Ottolenghi and Tamimi’s ‘Jerusalem’ and a what a welcome gift that was; if I hadn’t bent over backwards to buy the book in the first place (it was first published in the United Kingdom in 2012), it was because I knew at some level that it was the sort of book that could ‘wait’.   922 more words


The birthday dinner


Smoked salmon, grilled zucchini, fig jam, sour cream;

yuzu zest, rosemary, black peppercorn, sea salt, thin sliced carrot

Teriyaki chicken; red quinoa, tomato, brown rice creation; Boston lettuce, blackberry salad… 15 more words

Birthday Dinner