and I’m so happy you’re here.
My life and work are inspired by a simple philosophy: you are already h(om)e.
05 Mar 2021
Lemon Thyme Tart
It’s so strange to observe how I’m marking time during this pandemic. I’m so much more aware of how the presence or absence of ritual defines my life. Case in point: This is the first recipe I’ve developed in over a year. That seems crazy to me, but the truth is I just haven’t had the time/will/energy/bandwidth to play in the kitchen.
26 Feb 2021
End of Winter Mood
The sun is out today and it feels like a really big deal. Spring is coming. That’s what I’m holding out for in the midst of this bleak winter. I don’t know about you, but I’ve hit a wall. It’s a lot, friends. Sometimes I wonder how on earth we’re supposed to sustain this level of intensity, and then I remind myself that none of this is normal. It’s my mantra on repeat: This is not normal. This is not normal. It validates my experience and also makes me feel overwhelmed.
17 Sep 2020
Early Fall Mood Board
This summer I became a summer person. I’ve always thought of myself as a fall person, but 2020 has turned everything upside-down, and I’m no longer who I was before. Hell, I’m not even who I was last week, which was technically a lifetime ago. Now I’m a summer person.
17 Sep 2020
Early Fall Style
There’s a chill in the air. Can you feel it? Fall is coming. I’m usually so excited this time of year to dive into my closet and pull out all of my fall clothes, but 2020 has deflated my spirit. Who needs to wear real clothes anymore? Just throw on a decent top for Zoom calls and call it a day. Sigh.
14 Sep 2020
I’m obsessed with labneh. Obsessed. I literally find a way to put it in/on anything. To me, it’s everything I love about yogurt, cream cheese, and crème fraiche. I love to add a spoonful to my salads, or enjoy it as a snack with fruit and honey, or with chopped cucumbers, tomatoes, and fresh herbs.
23 Jul 2020
Allow me to introduce you to my house cocktail, the Rosemary Paloma. It’s a refreshing summer drink featuring my booze of choice: tequila. Besides being delicious and easy to make, what I love about it is that it’s not too sweet. The rosemary simple syrup adds a subtle savory note to this citrusy cocktail.