chevre on baguette: three ways

My super-talented artist-sister-friend Liz had an exhibition of her wood block prints this spring that she called, “You are not leaving. You are arriving.” Ever since hearing about the show, those two sentences — “You are not leaving. You are arriving.” — have been echoing around my brain, a gentle and hopeful reminder that change…

avocado mango salsa

You probably know this, but it’s hot outside. It’s the kind of hot that even if there are interesting things going on in your life or in your friend’s life or in the news or in the TV series you’re currently hooked on, the first and only topic you can think to talk about is…

citrus & avocado smoothie

A few wonderful things about working at the People’s Food Co-op: You have frequent conversations with strangers about how to cook unusual veggies, like bok choy and fava beans. You get to eavesdrop on adorable and precocious kids “helping” their parents shop for groceries. You take home a lot (I mean, a┬álot) of just-barely-too-ripe avocados…