When I was younger, I was one of those weird kids who loved eating their greens. The greener, the better. I would devour things like broccoli and spinach, and I really liked brussels sprouts too—something my family didn’t totally understand. I’ve come to appreciate them more as an adult; the complexity of their flavor, how their little green leaves can be crunchy or soft, how they change color and become more vibrant when cooked. I almost always make them as a side during the holidays, but I enjoy them more in Janu ... Read More
brussel sprouts w hazelnuts


I love that time in-between seasons when the weather is just so – not too cold, but not yet summer-hot. I know some of you are freezing your mittens off in the polar vortex, and I don’t mean to show off—I really don’t—but the weather here right now is perfection (not so for most of the year, when it’s sweltering hot and you’re resigned to spending weeks on end indoors). We’ve had a couple of gloomy days, but otherwise it’s been warm with bright blue skies for most of the week. I’ve been taking advanta ... Read More
bits & pieces 27.01.14


Even though I love January, I always get a little sad after the holidays. My social calendar inevitably becomes quieter, and everyone seems to get super busy again. Plus, no-one seems to be eating anything fun; there’s lots of oats and salads and broths, and nowhere near enough cake and pasta and buttery goodness of any kind (mmmmm butterrrrrr). But fret not! I am not here to entice you with something insanely calorie-laden (I’m saving those recipes for February, when you are less likely to curse me and more likely to ... Read More
clementine parfait


I know I haven’t posted in a couple of weeks, but things have been busier than usual; the pace of life has shifted ever so slightly—things are happening faster, and things are just happening in general. I’ve taken time to absorb them all and just the enjoy the process. We’ve had news of new work and interesting projects, an ongoing search for a home, a birthday (with lots of cake), and the arrival of our beautiful baby nephew, Oliver. When life is pretty perfect—and when it demands that you be present—I don ... Read More
spaghetti aglio olio peperoncino


I wish those of you celebrating a happy Easter with your loved ones. I’d love to know what you cooked and how you spent the day–let me know in the comments! x -Stephanie pharmacy rx one = = = = where to buy cialis over the counter   ... Read More
happy happy easter
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