Mushroom Toast with Eggs Mushroom Toast with Eggs
Breakfast
The sky in Portland has turned from blue to grey, and autumn is etching its way back into the landscape here. My cherry tree’s leaves are yellowing and bolting to the ground with every increasingly strong gust of wind, and apples are literally raining...

Here's A Little Something...

Homestead
Today I’m sharing with you the methods I’ve found most useful and manageable to keep the impact of my kitchen + cooking as zero waste as possible. If you’re unfamiliar with zero waste, it basically means reducing the amount of garbage you create, replacing...
Fermented Hot Sauce Brine Fermented Hot Sauce
Sauce
Summertime is pepper time, and with all this spicy bounty it’s the perfect time to whip up some homemade fermented hot sauce. It’s incredible easy to make—don’t let yourself be scared by the fact that you have to let some things sit in a...
Perseid Meteor Shower Perseid Meteor Shower
Homestead
It’s been so long since I’ve written about what’s going on at the homestead…time just really got away from me the past year. I also tend not to want to write unless there’s anything new going on, and since progress on land restoration work...
Cherry Galette Pastry Cherry Galette
Dessert
Cherry season is nearing its end, and if you’re looking for a quick and easy way to get your cherry fix, then I have a little something to share. Namely, this cherry galette. Like all galettes, the technique is simple and rustic—just roll out...
Vegan Cheesecake with Sweet Potatoes Vegan Cheesecake with Sweet Potatoes
Dessert
I’m sharing this luxuriously silky, crazy delicious, and easy vegan cheesecake with you all today. And it’s extra delicious because of the source of its lovely lavender hue, purple sweet potatoes! They’re roasted to caramelize the natural sugars within, and then pureed with the...
Lilac Syrup Lilac Syrup
Beverages · Candy
This lilac syrup has a bit of a story behind it—the other day as I was pulling out of the driveway to head to the market, something caught my eye. It was a small bunch of lavender peeking out from over the fence of...