I write about food, travel and culture for many different publications, and wanted a place to gather my work together in one spot. And so here, you’ll find many of my articles and recipes, and also a blog, in which I explore my attempt to make entertaining a more regular part of my life; an effort to gather people together in the real world, not just the virtual one, despite the obstacles of parenthood, laziness, and the hibernation-inducing effect of rainy Pacific Northwest winters. As I keep reminding myself, it’s important not just to celebrate what’s on the table, but who’s sitting around it. Read More…
Turkey day and beyond
Tomorrow I’ll be on KUOW’s The Record talking turkey and gravy, but in the November issue of Bon Appetit, I’ve got some advice about how to keep thanksgiving from totally derailing your healthy habits. Thanksgiving day itself is no time …
Bacon of the sea on KUOW’s The Record
When Marcie Sillman visited my kitchen for KUOW’s The Record, I showed her one of my favorite ways to make any vegetable (including cauliflower) take on hidden depths of flavor: the secret is anchovies, bacon of the sea.
New KUOW show, now with extra kale
When KUOW’s Marcie Sillman visited my kitchen this week, we made Kaley Marys to give us a big dose of green vim and vigor.
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