One of the great things about the warmer months of the year is ripe berries. If you’ve tasted an imported blueberry bought in the dead of winter, you know those grassy tasting pellets don’t hold a candle to a plump one from Washington or Michigan in the right season. Similar things are true of strawberries, … Continue reading Making Strawberry Jam!
Do you start the day by pouring yourself a cup of coffee? So many of us don’t feel fully awake or fully ourselves until we’ve had our comforting pick-me-up. The world of coffee has changed quite a bit over the past couple decades. The rise and omnipresence of Starbucks is well known. There’s one on … Continue reading Brew Your Own “Damn” Coffee
Is there anywhere more comforting than your bed? It’s the place of sleep, sex, and solitude. There’s nowhere cozier and more distant from the world’s insanity than the shelter of blankets and pillows you come back to night after night. Relationship and sleep experts regularly caution against bringing anything else in. No phones. No TVs. … Continue reading Reading Together
There’s nothing like new encounters with food and food cultures. The first time you have sushi. The first time you have pho. The first time you have Korean barbecue. The first time you taste a blueberry in-season. The first time you have good coffee. But not all foods and food cultures are equally represented. Even … Continue reading Sioux Chef