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Pink pearl apple pie

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Apple picking season has begun and I wrote a guide about it for Conde Nast Traveler - where to go, what to pick and a super easy apple pie recipe.We went apple picking a couple of weeks ago and hope to make it again soon. My two favorite farms in Washington are Bellewood and ...




Bitter greens, lentils, beets and prosciutto for a winter-inspired dinner

Bitter green, lentil, beet and prosciutto salad

This past Sunday, I hosted my first cooking class and communal table event at my studio. It was inspired by the Danish word hygge.Hygge.A concept I have heard often this winter in Seattle..."The art of building sanctuary and community, of inviting closeness and paying attention to what makes us feel open hearted and ...




Candied-apple île flottante for a winter-inspired cooking class

Candied-apple île fltotante

Winter hit us with full force in the new year.Not the blizzard, blankets-of-snow kind of winter, but in a very Pacific Northwest way. Drizzle, fog and grey skies. There is ths ghostly beauty to them. Very moody - inducing lots of soup-making and coffee drinking.Hygge, as they say in Denmark.I wanted to also let you ...






Cider-baked apples and a bean soup

Baked apples in cider with cranberries and pistachios

When we made the decision to leave Florida, all I craved were seasons. I knew from that moment on I could only live in a place where leaves turn ochre and the rain turns everything blue. I suppose in some ways I just searched for my childhood environment - a place I felt comfortable.Seattle is ...