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Menu for Hope 2008

[Cake, November 2008.] Menu For Hope is an annual fundraiser put together by food bloggers around the globe to raise money for a world cause — the U.N. World Food Programme, and this year a school lunch program in Lesotho, Africa — which runs…

15 December 2008


[Caramels, December 2008.] Last week the moon came out early — during the day, even, so I saw it as I walked to the bus in the late afternoon lingering light — and it was just a slim sliver, a perfect crescent. I wish…

10 December 2008
life san francisco


I think it’s that time of year again — the time to wear sweaters. Currently I am snuggling up and to a deliciously soft, warm, comfy, and longer-than-is-usual for me specimen from Banana Republic (the sales, oh, they are upon us) in which I…

7 December 2008
baking holidays sweets

Let's Eat Cake

[Mint-chocolate cake, December 2008.] Today: Cold sun. Wearing blue shirt. Old black shoes. Peanut butter and almond butter and boysenberry jam on toasted bread and darjeeling-honey tea. Coffee. My soft white scarf. Barley and kale and chickpeas and tomatoes. Lots of water but not…

4 December 2008
baking california life nostalgia sweets


[Breakfast in Sebastopol, November 2008.] all is said and done with, the dishes washed and put away, the guests departed and already arriving east, the laundry spinning itself into cleanliness, the tail end of a long holiday weekend is a bit melancholy. Lucky, then,…

30 November 2008