Portabella Zucchini Tacos

Portabella Zucchini Tacos

They say that love shows in the gestures– A dash to the airport, a big diamond ring; They say that this is what’s romance– All that glitters, All that sparkles, All that’s bright and glossy, (You know, those sorts of things). True, you proposed: it was poetry, All of your neat lines of verse, for …

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Sweet and Spicy Squash Noodle Soup

A collage of of different types of pancake recipes | Foodal

EARLER TONIGHT, I FOLLOWED TIM OUT OUR KITCHEN DOOR and down the driveway to the garage, where we both got in the car. He turned the key in the ignition, looked at me and asked, “Where are we going?” and I shrugged with a “Anywhere you want!” So he backed out passed the chain link …

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Vegan Basil Walnut Pesto

Vegan Basil Walnut Pesto spread up top a row of sliced tomatoes.

One a hot September day when you drive around town in your car with the broken air-conditioning, your shirt sticking to you and the sun beating down beautiful and hard, it’s nice to come back to your kitchen, pull herbs from your windowsill, nuts from the cabinet, and assemble something fresh and simple to eat. …

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Make a Delicious German “Bowle” for Oktoberfest

Make a Delicious German “Bowle” for Octoberfest | Foodal.com

Do you love to serve homemade boozy punch at parties? Try a delicious German Bowle, for Oktoberfest or at any time of year, made with fresh seasonal fruit. From melon to cranberry, cherry cola to a spooky option for Halloween, we’ve got you covered with our roundup of the best recipes. Read more now.

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.

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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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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Braised Roma Beans

Top down view of Braised Roma Beans on a white ceramic plate.

When Tim and I visited my family earlier this year, my brother loaned me the book The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry. The story, if you don’t know it, is about a man who accidentally begins a long journey to a friend, and along the way, both he and everyone he knows is affected. I reached …

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Easy Radish Panzanella

Top down view of a glass mixing bowl full of Easy Radish Panzanella.

Telling you I like panzanella is a little like telling you my teenage self liked pizza. I don’t like panzanella; I want to eat it every day. In the same way I grew up buying Tombstone and Jack’s and, let’s be honest, eating any pizza anyone would give me, now I want panzanella, and I …

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Grill-less Grilled Sambal Chicken Skewers over Greens

Top down view of three Grill-less Grilled Sambal Chicken Skewers on a white marble surface.

You would think, after nearly five years of regular blogging, a person would become immune to the kindness in the blog community. At least that’s what I keep thinking this week, after publishing Tuesday’s post, and hearing such kind, thoughtful responses from so many of you. You would think I would be used to this …

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Beet and Lettuce Salad with Green Onion Vinaigrette

Beet and Lettuce Salad with Green Onion Vinaigrette on a white, ceramic plate setting on a dark wooden dining table.

Tim and I got a new bathroom ceiling this week. First, we got a massive ceiling bubble that Tim had to pop with a knife, straddling the toilet and the tub, a five-gallon bucket in his other hand while water shot from the ceiling cyst like milk from a cow; but then, beginning Wednesday and …

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