Hello friends! Happy Sunday!
I feel like everyone is talking about Paris Hilton’s lasagna… but, I’m not.
This weekend we hosted our first Bakehouse workshop of the year and it feels good to fill this space with people again. It’s always fun and a little rowdy and I wouldn’t like it any other way. I had to hold on tight to this week. It felt like juggling with too many balls… and maybe I just learned how to juggle… but I’ve got guts so just go for it. That feeling is all of us, all the time, right?
Among the things I made this week is the above pictured Chicken Pot Pie. It was made as a get well soon gift. It’s the coziest move. Healing – for sure.
The offering this week is MUCH. There are some heavy reads, some great recipes, talk of cheese, cats, and flaxseeds. Truly – everything all at once. As always, take what you need and stay steady today.
• This is compelling. Our political divide typed up into our very textbooks. It’s wild – ‘customized’ books for different students in different states. Two States. Eight Textbooks. Two American Stories. (The New York Times)
• The problem is not so much the avalanche, but the “susceptible, prideful, bullheaded, egotistic, dumbstruck and lazy” people who make decisions in and around them. This is a must read: What I Learned In Avalanche School. Remember in the Philosophy 101 class we all took in college we had to read Thomas Hobbes call our wild selves “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short”? This tracks (and I feel like I’ve dated that dude at least twice). (The New York Times)
• This is very difficult to read but I’ll leave it here for you: How Far Can Abused Women Go To Protect Themselves? (The New Yorker)
• Gosh have you watched the Aaron Hernandez documentary on Netflix? It’s a tough and complicated and really stranger than fiction but very sadly true. . (Netflix)
• Think about all the sounds we filter in city life. Silence is a luxury? Sound and the city. (Curbed)
• Why We Can’t Get Enough Celebrity Mom Cookbooks. Are we just trying hard to make our own seed crackers and keep up? (Romper)
• I’m very excited to try this simple recipe: Master a Cajun classic in 30 minutes with this easy shrimp étouffée. (The Washington Post)
• I’ve come back to Shauna Server’s new baking cookbook several times the past few months and the recipes are SOLID. I’m loving this book: Midwest Made. (Amazon)
• Made this week: Lemonade, but make it winter. (Joy the Baker)
• I need to shake Cathy’s hand. Meet Cathy Strange, the Person Behind Whole Foods’ Unbeatable Cheese Selection. (The Kitchn)
• There’s compelling new evidence that your cat might eat your corpse. I mean yea… I sleep past 9atm and Tron comes sniffing to see if he should take a nibble of my cheek. (SFGate)
• Last year my hairdresser friend mention flaxseed hair treatments to me. I promptly forgot all about it until literally just now. It’s 2020 and we’re hydrated in all ways, ok? 5 Ways To Use Flaxseed In Hair To Get Healthy Hydration. (Bustle)
Big love to you.
Enjoy the day!