Category Archives: Soup

Obsession

I really should just throw in the towel. I should clear my drawers of forks and knives, boldly dumping them into an empty pillow case. I should load a produce box with my chipped pie dishes, warped strainers and recently neglected cake pans. I should donate my cookie sheets, rolling pin, and fancy steamer. Maybe […]

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The Revolutionary

My grandmother used her cast iron skillet for just about everything. Potatoes- Amen. Steak- Hallelujah. Thick Omelets- Oh Lordy. But when she whipped up grilled cheese sandwiches on chilly afternoons, I was certain the angels had sent her to me. Something so indulgent as rich, oozing cheese….enveloped by thick slices of bread, should never be […]

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The Sky’s the Limit

You came here hoping to get away from it all. The cliches. The smell of leftover fireworks and champagne. The dirty kitchen. The ever exhausting talk about boring weather and possible droughts. Well my friends, as my ex-step-grandfather once said, “Good Luck With That.” For today is the day. Your New Year’s Resolutions must be […]

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Gold Velvet

I am really a very simple country girl at heart. As long as I am fed 3 warm meals a day, provided with a continuous supply of purified room temperature water and my Sonicare toothbrush, I’d be happy living in a tent studying endangered orchids. No mirror necessary. No shoes needed. Happy as a bee. […]

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Beautifully Wilted

Perhaps I am a masochist, but I love this intense heat. I love how it is a constant reminder of just how alive we are. It might melt your brain, but it keeps you ever so present in your body…even if it’s super uncomfortable. In a town full of hippie dippies who are astral projecting […]

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