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  • waste not: pumpkin seed brittle.

    Waste Not is a collaboration with my friend, Carrie King. The premise is simple: Carrie, a food writer and editor, shares a recipe highlighting at least one particular way that we can curb food waste.…

    October 29, 2018 6 Comments
  • how to know it’s october.

    In oatmeal, cinnamon. On tablecloths, beeswax. In the crisper, apples. On stoops, pumpkins. In doorways, spiders. At bodegas, mums. On minds, costumes. Underfoot, leaves. Against fence posts, cornstalks. Near trash cans, honeybees. In pockets,…

    October 1, 2018 14 Comments
  • make-believe: pumpkin picking.

    I’m not sure that I’m gonna find myself in a bona fide pumpkin patch this fall, so just in case, I’m playing a little make-believe and daydreaming about a citified take on the classic autumnal…

    October 18, 2016 19 Comments
  • roasted squash seeds.

    I’m impartial when it comes to which winter squash to love best. I love them all. Mashed into purées, softened in broth and blended into soups and chowders, floating in rich bean chilis, stuffed and baked,…

    October 12, 2016 21 Comments
  • zero-waste decorations for fall.

    In any season, filling a house with reminders of the passing time and seasonal celebrations is a festive thing to do. Happily, it doesn’t need to require a special storage bin, lots of landfill-destined waste, or a decorating…

    October 10, 2016 39 Comments
  • bennington potters mug

    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this cup of tea.{because ’tis finally the season.} 2. this fort. {because nothing beats a proper fort on a rainy fall day.} 3. this pumpkin.{because it’s…

    October 2, 2015 2 Comments
  • make-believe: pumpkin carving.

    1. opinel knife set 2. punk’n ale 3. beeswax candles 4. hand drills 5. ice cream scoop 6. vintage harvest bowl I’ve lost my zeal for dressing up for Halloween these past few years…

    October 25, 2012 9 Comments