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Back To Basics: Can We Get Rid Of Fancy Food?

My friends, food is getting fancier. I love the creativity and new flavors and inspiration that come from all of these websites, and TV shows, and Read...
Carrie Saum    |   10.4.16   |   SHARE
#RavsRecipes: Salted Chocolate Almond Scones. Amen.

#RavsRecipes: Salted Chocolate Almond Scones. Amen.

Visiting my family in the Sierra Nevada foothills is one of the great pleasures of my life. I get to work, cook, and play while my amazing folks keep Read...
Carrie Saum    |   09.9.16   |   SHARE
"I love cookie cakes of all kinds. I've experimented over the years with different methods and kinds, and my very favorite is by far the skillet cookie." Image: author

#RavsRecipes: Fig And Berry Skillet Cookie. Thank You, Beautiful Figs.

The result was a gorgeous, decadent, crispy-edged-and-soft-in-the-middle caramelized cookie skillet straight from heaven. It filled our entire Read...
Carrie Saum    |   08.19.16   |   SHARE
Cooking with heat while you are doing your level best to not become human molten lava is always tricky during summer, no matter where you live. Image: Our Stable Table.

#RavsRecipes: Avocado Summer Rolls

Heating up a kitchen while you are doing your level best to not become human molten lava is always the goal during summer, no matter where you live. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   07.15.16   |   SHARE
My thin bank account cannot accommodate your spendy eating ways, and I know I’m not alone.

Check Your Food Privilege

The truthiest truth, though, is food is expensive. It costs a pretty penny to feed yourself well, with conviction, ethical sourcing, and quality Read...
Carrie Saum    |   03.31.16   |   SHARE
Eating pineapple all the time = being tired of pineapple.

14 F#cked Up Diets I Cannot Believe I Tried

The Cabbage Soup Diet, aka The "Torture” Diet. You just put cabbage in water and cook it. And you eat it. All day. It is not good. You will still be Read...
Joni Edelman    |   01.28.16   |   SHARE
Looks like we lost another one to dieting.

Are Diets The New Religion?

Have you ever noticed how cultish fad diets can be? I didn’t, because I was in the cult. And cult members never think they are part of a cult. I’m Read...
Caroline Dooner    |   11.12.15   |   SHARE
Just eat it.

In Defense of Letting Your Kids Eat Halloween Candy Until They Puke

We live in the over-information age, and food is no exception. It's not enough to simply eat "healthy" anymore — everything from how our food is Read...
Jody Allard    |   10.30.15   |   SHARE