Writer Chats, Part XIII: Into My Body

Today’s entry comes from Kris Osborne of 80twenty. It originally appeared, in longer form and with a recipe, in her August 8 post about writing, and I liked what she had to say so much, I asked if we could reprint the first part of it here. If you aren’t already familiar with Kris and …

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Chocolate Chip Einkorn Belgian Waffles

Top down view of a Chocolate Chip Einkorn Belgian Waffle on a white ceramic plate.

Golden waffles flavored with high quality, organic dark chocolate. Made of einkorn flour for easier digestion, these indulgent breakfast treats are sure to please even the most picky palates.

Writer Chats, Part XII: My Books Tell My Stories

Speaking of blogging, our friend Lindsey, formerly of the blog Pas de Deux, recently launched her site, The Next Course, all about the ways cooking affects our lives and food blogging affects our culture. She’s the kind of person who asks questions like, “Do you think food blogging is a form of activism?” and “What’s …

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Tomato Cobbler: In the Throes of Summer Tomato Love

Oblique, almost top down view of a tomato cobbler in a white, oval baking pan.

Telling you that today is the first Friday in 16 months that a 7 a.m. post didn’t publish here feels very meta, as one of my grad school professors used to say. Back in those days, when we were reading heavy essays by literary critics like Foucault, workshopping stories on a weekly basis, being ever …

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Writer Chats, Part XI: To Toil

Today, we celebrate two birthdays: this blog’s and Amy’s. While long-time readers know I tend to turn nostalgic on this anniversary every year, today I’m saving those emotions for our newsletter, and Amy’s bringing you her thoughts on writing here instead. Amy is a stay-at-home mom, former publishing company project manager and graduate of the Institute …

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Easy Einkorn Cinnamon Buns

Close up of a batch of Easy Einkorn Cinnamon Buns stacking a clear glass serving dish.

There’s this quote I’ve always liked, “Today’s safe boundaries were yesterday’s unknown frontiers.” I don’t know who said it. I just know that from where I sit today, married, living in Nashville, self-employed and blogging (five years Sunday!), I know it’s true. Tim and I bought a house yesterday. Or rather, Tim and I made …

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