Tag Archives: Food

On Thanksgiving

I’m headed home Wednesday for Thanksgiving in New Jersey. It’ll be our family’s first Thanksgiving with the new member of our third generation, Jack Michael. We’ve always been a pretty nuclear family, just the four of us, five since my … Continue reading

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Labor of Love

Someone who loves me might make these for my birthday while I read them the accompanying poem in an accent of their choosing. Just a suggestion. And if they were really good cupcakes, I’d read this, too: Breakage BY MARY OLIVER … Continue reading

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A Good Night

I moved to Washington just over four years ago, to work on Capitol Hill for a member of the House of Representatives. I came to the Hill fairly ignorant about federal politics, beyond what I read in the papers.  And … Continue reading

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Kitchen Dance Party

I really like eating with other people, even if it’s alone in a bar or restaurant. And while I don’t mind cooking for people, I much prefer cooking for myself. It’s much less stressful, and it doesn’t matter if I … Continue reading

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Follow My Eyes Friday

These are the two best things I read on the Internet today. One is about the feeling of letting everyone in your life down, and the author is a gifted writer and photographer. The other is about biscuits and the finding … Continue reading

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Monday Brain Dump

Adorable that I’m already falling back on verbal vomit after, what, two and a half weeks of “blogging”? Yeah, well. I’ve convinced myself that it’s better than nothing. 1. On Saturday, I went to the most beautiful grocery store I’ve … Continue reading

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Worshipping at the Church of Trader Joe’s

I love Trader Joe’s.  Of course I do. I’m right smack in the middle of the target demographic for their olive oil and their French-milled hand soap and their organic gluten-free, free-trade, free-range hummus. I drive my car-share Prius into … Continue reading

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I Am Full

A phenomenal night full of laughter and knowing looks and amazing food. Including a s’more pizza to cap it all off.

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Thomas

Also happening this weekend while I’m in Jersey is some quality time with my beloved brother-in-law. I can’t say enough about Thomas, really. From the moment Kerry brought him home, it’s pretty much been an all-out, family-wide love affair with … Continue reading

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Craving Fall

Apropos of nothing, it’s cool and rainy and gray in DC today and it’s got me thinking about this. And this. And most certainly this. I love the kitchn and usually check it on Wednesdays, when my thoughts turn to … Continue reading

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