Food & Recipes

How + why to buy produce in season (hint: save money!)

I made a peach coffee cake on Monday. It was the highlight of each morning to warm up a slice of coffee cake and enjoy it with a latte. It was so thoroughly delicious, I literally woke up excited to get up so I could breakfast. Contrary to the title of this post, peaches are […]

The best macaroni and cheese (ever) by Chef Kate

Macaroni and cheese! I feel like I could just stop talking and show you the recipe, and we’d be right as rain. Do you *actually* need to hear more words from me on this? If this is you, just scroll down. In case you do, I’ll give you a teeny bit of backstory. My dear […]

What’s for dinner, Sarah and Kou?

This post is part of a series called What’s for Dinner?, in which I invite my favorite bloggers, business owners, and other fabulous personalities to share with you their own go-to recipes: the favorite meals, snacks, drinks they make over and over again. You’ll get to meet some of my friends, and we’ll all get […]

3 easy rituals to embrace summer

Solstice was yesterday. The longest day of the year. Summer is my favorite season. Partly because my hands and feet are always cold, and it’s such a delight to just go outside and let the balmy air warm me up like a blanket. It’s also the palpable feeling of vibrancy and life in the air. […]

Snapshot #16

Snapshot is a periodic series about what’s going on in my life right now—what I’m eating, reading, doing, loving, and my favorite links from around the web.   Oh hi! I totally missed you. You know those times when life gets really messy and things that are normally really important (like writing blog posts) get […]

Snapshot #15

Snapshot is a periodic series about what’s going on in my life right now—what I’m eating, reading, doing, loving, and my favorite links from around the web. I had a life-changing caramelized onion, fennel and bleu cheese quiche at The Blue Heron in Winona recently. I went back for seconds later in the day, and […]

Book review + giveaway: The Soup Club Cookbook

**Please note, this giveaway has ended.** This post is part of a blog series in which I review books I’ve read—and then give them away to one lucky reader when I’m finished! In part because I love to share the books I’ve loved myself; and in part because I sure don’t need to keep all […]