Beyond the Kitchen

Let It Be Sunday, 136!

Hello sweet friends!  These days have been a doozy and I just want you to know- I appreciate that you take time to spend a few moments in this space.  I know I’ve said it before but I never take…

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Beyond the Kitchen

Let It Be Sunday, 135!

We’ve got fires and floods and smokey skies and swampy days and we’re going to make it through all of them.  I hope you are happy and safe this week.  Enjoy this long weekend, we deserve the rest before we…

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Beyond the Kitchen

Let It Be Sunday, 134!

I never much enjoyed Labor Day.  It feels like the unofficial farewell to summer and I’ve never been very good at goodbyes.  You know this to be true if you’ve ever been to a party with me.  I’m notorious for…

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Chocolate Recipes

Thick S’mores Brownies

I’ve spent a lot of time this summer trying to do things better.  Right now most of that energy goes into learning how to make beautiful flowers out of paper (more on that soon!), but sometimes those energies are directed…

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Recipes Savory

6 Of My Favorite Summer Salads

Hello friends! These are the days when I start to feel a little sluggish in the kitchen. I’m either eating plain pasta with a very ambitious amount of butter and parmesan or I’m making salads that range from simple to…

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Beyond the Kitchen

Let It Be Sunday, 133!

This new normal that we’re tasked with, where people use cars as weapons and our politics continue to deeply enrage some and barely elicits a shrug from others is perplexing at best.  It’s hard.  It’s hard or all of us,…

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