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New Year, New Work

New Year, New Work

Personally, I didn’t eat enough sweets over the holiday. (I’m serious!) But that’s okay since it inspired an update of the Sweet section of my site! Happy New Year and winter citrus! Thanks to Kira Corbin and Chelsea Zimmer for styling the above images.

Balinese Rice Pancake with Palm Sugar Syrup

Balinese Rice Pancake with Palm Sugar Syrup

Yes, yes, I’m still on a Bali kick. The ubiquity of gluten-free food there made me very happy. Almost as much as coming home with new gluten-free recipes! On our first morning in Penestanan, a village just outside of the town of Ubud, Rebecca and I wandered down our rice field path to discover a […]

Snapshots: Bali, Indonesia

Snapshots: Bali, Indonesia

My recent trip to Bali with my good friend Rebecca is encapsulated here — “Best of Instagram” style.

Bringing Nature Home

Bringing Nature Home

Oh, Pacific Northwest. Sigh.

Oh, Pacific Northwest. Sigh.

A client contacted me yesterday in search of existing images from great restaurants across the country. On her list was a place called the Walrus & the Carpenter, which is located in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. It was there, on a Pacific Northwest road trip last September, that I had the most amazing oysters […]

From the Stacks: Texas Hill Country

From the Stacks: Texas Hill Country

As I was printing my updated editorial portfolio today, I came across this pretty image that reminds me of warm air on my skin. (Nice idea, right?) It was shot less than an hour before dusk, on the side of the road in Texas Hill Country while I was on assignment for More a handful […]

From the Stacks: Cape Cod

From the Stacks: Cape Cod

I’m craving a little bit ‘o landscape photography today so I pulled one from the archive. This image was shot in September 2007 for Travel + Leisure. Landscapes just make me want to shoot film–6×7 at least! Somebody lend me their 4×5?

Then We Would Cook Cornmeal Porridge

Then We Would Cook Cornmeal Porridge

Last year around this time I went on an off-the-beaten-path tour of Jamaica for the London Sunday Times Travel magazine. Jamaica has always been one of my favorite Caribbean islands because I’m so readily drawn in by it’s uniquely strong culture (of course with a serious skew toward the food). We all know and love […]

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Arranging Flowers with Herbs

I recently worked with my good friend, the truly amazing Nicolette Owen of Nicolette Camille and Little Flower School on a beautiful story for the Wall Street Journal. For Nicolette’s expert advice on making your own early fall arrangements using herbs, click¬†here. And check out these moody beauties:

photo: Ben Baker

Love and Love

Thank you to Dimity Jones (whose fun and inspiring blog Three to One was noted as Saveur’s “Sites We Love” today) for mentioning this blog! Dimity and I worked together on the aforementioned MSL Madeleines story, which is her current post! Love all around.