Category Lindsey


Making Space for Awe – the Strangeness of Travel, Seattle edition

When I stop to think about it, air travel starts to seem like a truly strange thing. You wake up at home, in your bed, where things are familiar and “normal”; you go to the airport, those strange places where people bustle about, revealing the complexities of human nature; you enter the “time warp” of air […]


Pickled Peaches

15 pounds. 3 hours. 12 jars of pickled peaches. In May, I took a class on hot water bath canning. Becky Calvert, a local canning experts, shared not only her lessons, but some of her pickled goods from seasons past. While the asparagus, green beans, and curry-flavored pickles were all delicious, it was the pickled […]

Layers of love

Roasted Beets and Polenta, Two Ways

You read enough recipes and it becomes second nature. You just know certain things work well together–like beets and goat cheese. So you walk into the kitchen with a vague idea of what you plan to do, but then, as you get going, you let your instincts take over and you just enjoy the ride. […]


Zucchini Sweet Potato Fritters

As I’ve told you before, on Saturday mornings, I go to the Charlottesville City Market. Since April, these market visits have also been coffee dates with Sarah. We gab about recipes we have created recently and our ever-evolving life plans as we seek out our favorite vendors and discover new ones. A few weeks ago, when […]

Perfect as a dessert or snack

Strawberry Rhubarb Snack Cake

As you may have noticed, our posting has been down (way down) this month. We will both be sharing some big updates soon, but for now, I’ll just tell you, May has been busy! We moved (still in Charlottesville) from an apartment to a house–a gradual move that has taken a solid month to complete. We […]


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