Writer Chats, Part VI: Being a Writer

We’re so happy to be bringing you a sixth installment in our Writer Chats series, thanks to the lovely Erin Burke of Confessions of a Picky Eater. There’s so much in what she writes here that I relate to—from having an inspiring grandma to sensing an inner need to write. We hope you do, too. …

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Sweet Potato, Mushroom + Radish Slaw Tacos

Sweet Potato, Mushroom + Radish Slaw Tacos

A vegan taco recipe made with healthy sweet potatoes, mushrooms, and radish slaw and flavored with cashew cream. A great alternative even for carnivores looking to clean up their diet during a meatless Monday or taco Tuesday.

Garlic Scape Pesto

Top down view of garlic scape pesto in a food processor.

Thursday through Sunday, I was away in the northwoods with no Internet, little phone signal, creatures crawling in the walls in the middle of the night (!!) and daily dinners at supper clubs where the only vegetables were potatoes. It’s a funny world to escape to for a greens-loving girl, but, every year when I …

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Writer Chats, Part V: What Writing Means to Me

Lan Pham

Here we are with week five of our Writer Chats series, which comes from Lan Pham of More Stomach. Lan was one of my first blog friends many years ago—She is likely one of five or so people who’s seen almost every post here, and she’s been blogging in her own spaces the whole time, …

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Strawberry Peach Tart on Maple Shortbread Cookie Crust

Close up of a Strawberry Peach Tart on Maple Shortbread Cookie Crust in a round, white ceramic baking dish.

From your comments, I know many of you experience strawberry season a little later than we do here in Tennessee. So if it’s been June instead of May that’s sent you picking strawberries and bringing buckets of them home, listen up. Whether you’ve just made homemade jam or are about to (or if you picked …

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Writer Chats, Part IV: The Joy of Writing

Today we bring you part four of our Writer Chats series, from the lovely Felicia Lim of Dish by Dish. Felicia’s a long-time commenter here at the blog and, more than almost anyone I know, a picture of what it means to find joy in writing. A lot of writers start out with a joy …

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Day Trip: Asheville

Wednesday, Tim and I spent our first five waking hours driving, through twists and turns and mountain ranges, to Asheville, North Carolina. Just before we left, while I was packing a bag of toiletries in the bathroom, my hair still wet and the window letting in cool morning air, Tim came in and said “I …

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Creamy, Spicy Collard Wraps

Creamy, Spicy Collard Wrap being held in a female hand.

Most of the time, when I try to remember our honeymoon, everything’s fuzzy. I remember the guacamole Tim made the first night we arrived, after a whirlwind flight-flight-car-pickup-grocery-stop that had included my breaking down crying in the Wal-Mart parking lot. (Turns out 14 hours of travel, the day after a wedding, takes it out of …

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