simply divine grace

simply divine grace

by on Sep 2, 2015 | 0 comments

Friendship and grace over bowls of rice & beans in Africa.

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High Summer

High Summer

by on Apr 20, 2015 | 2 comments

Celebrating Independence Day as an exchange student in India brought author Margarett Waterbury in some interesting directions.

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Cast Iron Memories

Cast Iron Memories

by on May 7, 2015 | 12 comments

Some pots carry more than the meals within them.

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Toast & Crush Your Spices

Toast & Crush Your Spices

by on May 20, 2015 | 0 comments

It’s worth it every time, even if just for the aroma.

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The Potter’s Assistant

The Potter’s Assistant

by on Jun 3, 2015 | 4 comments

Emily Liedel tells her story of being a potter’s assistant, and the way sometimes relationships and materials intersect to carry us through our lives.

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Thoughts From a Curious Home Cook on Using Cannabis as an Ingredient

Thoughts From a Curious Home Cook on Using Cannabis as an Ingredient

by on Jul 30, 2015 | 2 comments

With all the brouhaha about “edibles” these days, I started to wonder about the DIY version. After all, that’s the kind of kitchen I run. What are the basics a home cook needs to know to work with cannabis?

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How to Make Pasta with Strength & Courage

How to Make Pasta with Strength & Courage

by on Jan 12, 2015 | 5 comments

A good batch of pasta starts with a little fortitude.

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A Meal To Celebrate The *Lost & Found* Issue

A Meal To Celebrate The *Lost & Found* Issue

by on Jan 14, 2015 | 3 comments

Our Lost & Found meal is a big spaghetti supper with our heartiest Bolognese.

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Spaghetti Vigil

Spaghetti Vigil

by on Jan 19, 2015 | 12 comments

Sometimes we even find strength in spaghetti.

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Waiting for the Big One

Waiting for the Big One

by on Feb 10, 2015 | 10 comments

When I was 23, and the possibility of having children still seemed distant and terrifying, my grandmother asked me to consider the...

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The Power of Selection

The Power of Selection

by on Mar 10, 2015 | 4 comments

Plant breeder Frank Morton not only preserves heirloom seeds, he uses classical plant-breeding techniques to create tasty new varieties like Stocky Red Roaster peppers and frilly Red Ursa kale. Hannah Wallace reports on how these “heirlooms of tomorrow” are expanding culinary horizons in Portland and around the world.

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Chopping an onion

Chopping an onion

by on Oct 19, 2013 | 2 comments

Chopping an onion can be a beautiful thing.

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A Humble Onion

A Humble Onion

by on Aug 26, 2014 | 13 comments

Onions have been part of the human experience since at least as far back as 3200 BC. They are still the humble foundation of so much of our food.

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To Aoife, Always

To Aoife, Always

by on Sep 13, 2014 | 6 comments

Eight months at sea I was gone. I sailed the Arabian Sea, the Gulf of Oman, the Indian Ocean, traversed the Straits of Malacca, and the...

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Moon

Moon

by on Oct 27, 2014 | 3 comments

Hanna & John welcome their first child in verse

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Dear Montreal

Dear Montreal

by on Dec 26, 2014 | 1 comment

I’ve wanted to welcome you to this world for years. You were an idea, a seed, a fantasy that came true in dreams but you waited until now to join us in the world we were creating.

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