The Simple Spatula

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On where to go with this.

I’ve been thinking a lot lately on where to go with this blog. For a while I had myself convinced I would continue to find time to cook but I think I’ve finally come to terms with the fact that it’s just not true right now. More than that, if I do manage to cook, [...]

On Farming

I joke from time to time that I belong in the country somewhere with trees and grass and cows and chickens. Living in a big farmhouse with lots of light and space. Usually the comment is immediately following some frustration of big city life and muttered under my breath accompanied by an exasperated declaration that [...]

5 Days in San Francisco

“Making way through mountains and desert. Eastbound daybreak carrying it all back home. It’s been said before, but it’s worth saying, No one could dream a place like California. It’s been written before, but it’s worth repeating, No one could dream a place like California.” -Jay Farrar Notes on San Francisco -The weather is. amazing. [...]

A list for July

¬† +lots of¬†pancakes stuffed with blueberries and raspberries +letterpress stationary from here +juicy peaches from jersey and homemade peach ice cream +beautiful butcher blocks handmade in Brooklyn with entirely local materials +Nikole’s wonderful blog and everything in the Herriott Grace Shop. Especially these sleek rolling pins and gorgeous bowls. +fresh berries in whole milk, it’s [...]

What it was like – a timeline.

Disclaimer: If the topic of hunting upsets you, you may want to stop reading this. No worries though, we’ll catch up next time. In general, I try not to discuss food politics in this space. Just from reading my posts I think it’s pretty obvious where I stand on the whole local, organic, slow food [...]