brackish newsletter: volume I issue II

Happy Wednesday, everyone! Here’s this week’s newsletter for your perusing: Brackish Newsletter Vol I Issue II This edition highlights my favorite meatballs strategic snacking fancy (but easy) recipe ideas what are chia seeds? (or “chia nuts,” as Rob would say) and a sneak peak at summer recipes in honor of the 80 degree weather we had … More brackish newsletter: volume I issue II

white Christmases

“I heard the bells on Christmas Day / Their old familiar carols play / And wild and sweet, the words repeat / Of peace on earth, good-will to men.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow There weren’t snowflakes, but it felt like a white Christmas anyway. That feeling when you roll over on Christmas morning, remembering that … More white Christmases

say no to say yes

“Mercy trumps justice, every time.” ~Paul Kalanathi, “When Breath Becomes Air” The first cool day is always special, like the perfect honeycrisp picked off a heavy limb, or how the water flutters and reflects from an impossibly bright October sun. It’s like when you go to the State Fair for the first time you really … More say no to say yes

sweet fall

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” ~F. Scott Fitzgerald Since October hit a few weeks ago, I feel like I have been baking non-stop. Between running, and birthdays at work, and Richard’s sweet tooth, and recipe testing for Brackish, and because I genuinely enjoy it, my kitchen has been … More sweet fall

swim in the sea

8/31/2017 “Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air.” ~RWE Considering my last post was on June 28 and it is now August 31, I guess it’s fitting that it was about the start of summer and all its potential. And now here we are, just like that, and the … More swim in the sea

summer dawn

“It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.” ―Maud Hart Lovelace I hope the start of summer never gets old. Like the sound of those first crickets outside your window as you fall asleep under only a sheet, or the way the wind sticks … More summer dawn