Scooping coffee beans into a JavaPresse coffee grinder, which is open, the crank on the table next to the mason jar lid, a mug in the background.

Coffee Snobbery, a weekend coffee odyssey.

Coffee. Coffee. Blog post. Coffee. Tea drinkers, go here. This post isn’t about the history or origins of coffee, but

Green beans, soybeans and radishes in last years garden

Money

So since tax day is almost here, MaryKate and I were talking about money. Besides more expensive food, you end

MaryKate and Corinne of sparecake.com at some taqueria in Denver

Reading Restaurant Menus: the despair and the glory

I just read this in an online menu: SHRIMP & GRITS spicy New Orleans garlic sauce, poached eggs, Cajun seasoned

Completed Reusable Cloth P

When You’re Allergic to Conventional Feminine Monthly Supplies

Last week we said we’re heading in new directions with the blog. Besides the actual recipes, we said we’re going

Loads of bright green mosses (or moss-like plants -- I'm not a biologist) from a Hawai'i rainforest

Shaking it up: New Directions for Surviving the Food Allergy Apocalypse

Surviving the Food Allergy Apocalypse was born out of frustration-fueled conversations Denise and MaryKate started about 6 years ago. First

Orange mango, purple and green Thai basil, purple cabbage, and other green herbs in a slaw on a white plate, with a "tree" sprig of Thai basil in the center.

Mango Slaw

I just spent a week in Hawai’i, the Big Island, and came home to cold and dreary weather. We hit

This view of the water, over a lava flow, was MaryKate's view for the past week. Not sure why she came home.

2018-02-09 Fabulous Food Allergy Friday

What do you do about food when you go on vacation? Before I (MaryKate) went away, I made a batch

warm kale & bacon salad

Warm Bacon & Kale Salad

This will be a quick post. This salad is really loosely based on some paleo salad recipe that I found