Category Archives for thoughts

What We’ve Been Eating

I haven’t been blogging much lately, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been cooking. When I first decided to teach myself to cook, and started writing this blog six years ago, I shared every meal, because every one felt like … Continue reading

12. November 2012 by laura k
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Recipe Organization

If you’re interested in food, and you spend any amount of time on the internet, it’s likely that so many amazing looking recipes cross your path every day that you can’t possibly remember all of them. I’ve experimented with many … Continue reading

29. April 2012 by laura k
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Friday Favorites

It’s finally Friday, and an absolutely beautiful day in the Bay. We’ve been promised some spectacular weather this weekend, and Sean and I are already dreaming about hiking in Marin tomorrow. We have tickets to the A’s game tonight, and … Continue reading

20. April 2012 by laura k
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Five Essential Cookbooks – And a Giveaway

Update again: We have a winner! Commenter Jen Martin will receive a copy of the cookbook of her choice. Thanks to all who read and commented. Stay tuned, as I’m sure I’ll be doing another giveaway soon. Update: I’m extending … Continue reading

28. February 2012 by laura k
Categories: giveaway, thoughts | 5 comments

A question about sardines

I remember my dad cracking open a tin of sardines or herring, grinning with anticipation: For him, tinned fish was a special treat that I could not understand. Which doesn’t make a lot of sense, really, because I’ve always loved … Continue reading

01. February 2012 by laura k
Categories: thoughts | 6 comments

Reflections on October Unprocessed

October is over, and so is my quest to eat Unprocessed for an entire month. My quest, it was unsuccessful. Eating an entirely unprocessed diet is so much harder than I expected. I talked about some of these challenges earlier … Continue reading

02. November 2011 by laura k
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October Unprocessed: Week One

One week into my month-long attempt to avoid processed foods, and I have a confession to make: This is way harder than I thought it would be. I was under the impression that my diet was already very low in … Continue reading

07. October 2011 by laura k
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Culinary Disasters: Gnocchi

As proof that I still encounter my fair share of disasters in the kitchen, let’s talk about gnocchi. Specifically, my attempt this past weekend to make some. I’ll just say up front, I did not eat gnocchi this weekend. This … Continue reading

04. October 2011 by laura k
Categories: housekeeping, thoughts | 7 comments

October Unprocessed

Over the past few years, I’ve been slowly moving toward a diet based on whole, natural foods, and it gets easier and easier all the time. But there are always things that sneak into the refrigerator and onto the plate … Continue reading

28. September 2011 by laura k
Categories: housekeeping, thoughts | 2 comments

Fig and Herb Salad (and a juice cleanse verdict)

I finished my BluePrint Cleanse juice cleanse last Saturday, and the verdict is: totally worth it. I felt terrific: focused, calm, happy. At no point did I feel hungry, deprived, fatigued, or even cranky. The juice was super tasty, although … Continue reading

13. September 2011 by laura k
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