Holidays

The Tale of Three Persimmons + A Recipe for the Awesomest Dairy Free Ice Cream, Ever.

Once upon a time, I found myself with three very ripe persimmons, and I knew that I needed to get them in my belly as quickly as possible. I felt that I needed to eat them immediately, but also that I wanted to savor them, and have some fun with them, so I began to look at recipes. All kinds of recipes. Persimmon pie.… read more

Why Do You Cry, Mama?

It’s Saturday and it’s still early. I get up and make some coffee, and lay out my still-sleeping daughter’s clothes for her Christmas program. Everything is fine, until I go online to check my e-mail, and that’s when I see the pictures. The heartbreaking pictures of yesterday’s shooting. We don’t watch the news at our house, and barely any tv, so this is the first… read more