Chicken Stock

As I return to a place I used to know well, most things remind me of other things I thought I’d forgotten.

Turkey Lettuce Wraps

For two years, during summers and Christmas breaks, I sold women’s shoes at Nordstrom.

Lemon Crinkle Cookies

I love camping. I love it when things go wrong but you stay anyway. I love setting up a little home in the woods, not showering, sitting with a book in hand and knowing that there’s nothing to do but read.

Roasted Red Pepper Feta Spread

Another glorious dip recipe, plus an ode to the most terrible apartment I ever lived in
— and the wonderful people who lived there with me.


When I cook, I think. Lately, I’ve been thinking about the strange bittersweetness of leaving the life I’ve made for myself in Boston, to walk back to the life I was born into in Seattle.

Homemade Hot Pockets

Moving apartments in Boston constitutes a special kind of hell, one laced with buckets of stress and sweat, plus a side of logistical misery.

Tortilla Espanole

While a lot has changed for my husband and I over the past 6 years, two things remain the same: our love of good food and our wicked fun date nights.