This time of year is all about maximizing the cozy. Candles, throw blankets, lots of Cookie snuggles.
Have you ever ordered a kale salad on a first date and tried to gracefully consume a meal of giant, wayward kale leaves?
Hallelujah! I finished my cookbook. Photos are finalized and uploaded; every sentence has been double-checked for accuracy.
Finishing a cookbook, or any massive project, really, is terrifying. A few nights ago, after I stayed up too late looking for any remaining last-minute issues, I tossed and turned while Oxford commas and the names of various ground spices bounced around in my head.
First recipe of 2017: My new favorite chickpea salad. It’s crisp and fresh, with lots of zip. I’ve been eating it straight from the bowl, and even used it as a protein-rich topping for some cheesy nachos the other night.
Happy 2017! We have officially survived the holidays. I’m resolving to eat more veggies and get back into my regular yoga routine once I finish the final edits for my cookbook (due tonight!
See ya, 2016! This year was a tough one for me and for so many others, I’ve heard. May 2017 be better to all of us!
“Who brought the bread?” “I didn’t bring any bread, did you?” “What do you mean, we don’t have any bread for Christmas dinner?
For my first year after college, I worked at a cozy college bar in Norman, Oklahoma. The inside featured wood paneling, brass accents on the bar and over 32 beers on tap.
It’s official! Cover number two for the win! Thank you all so much for voting last week. It’s all becoming very real and I’ve had a blast reading all of your feedback.
Are you all hanging on out there? With all the holiday parties and gift-buying and sugary sweets, it’s easy to get worn out.
Good gracious almighty. If doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results is the mark of insanity, I am a special kind of crazy.
Help! I can’t decide on the cover for my new cookbook, Love Real Food. The book’s talented designer, Rae Ann, came up with three different options.
My grandmother Virginia makes the best cookies. When my cousins and I were growing up, she always kept homemade cookies stashed in old cookie tins in the freezer (I bet she has some in her freezer now, too).
Christmas isn’t here yet, and I’m already worn out. Who feels the same? You can show your hands. I won’t tell.
Coming through! I’m coming in just under the wire to bring you my annual holiday gift guide in time to take advantage of those crazy “Cyber Monday” sales (can we give today a new name already?
Happy holidays! I’m tremendously thankful for you all. Thank you for being patient with me on this rice recipe that I promised you last week.
It’s about time you met the vegetarian option at my family’s Thanksgiving—and it’s Mexican! When I stopped eating meat several years ago, my mom was totally flummoxed on how to feed me.
This post is brought to you by Kettle Brand Chips. Did you grow up with green bean casserole on your Thanksgiving table?
Thanksgiving is almost here, can you believe it? I’m getting ready for our annual Friendsgiving this evening, which is one of my favorite holidays.