Monthly Archives: September 2011

My Running Story

Check out my new running page to read my running story. It’s been a pretty circuitous route from the 100m hurdles in high school track to the Boston Marathon and now running through the Berkeley hills, but I’m glad to … Continue reading

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Simple Tomato Sauce and Canning Tomatoes

A few months ago J and I were hanging out at our neighbors’ house.  We’d all originally intended to go out for Ethiopian food, but as we sat around the table sharing a bottle of wine, our motivation to move … Continue reading

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Gardening, Cooking, and Canning

This has been an absurdly busy afternoon.  We’re going on a trip back to Boston soon, and I didn’t want all this wonderful garden produce to go to waste. That’s just the beginning of what I got to work with … Continue reading

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Pickled Serrano Peppers

In Friday’s garden update, I showed you our serrano pepper plants.  We planted two of them three months ago, and for at least six weeks, the plants showed positively no sign of growing.  We even contemplated pulling them out to … Continue reading

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Our Berkeley Garden: Month Three Update

Every time I post new pictures of the garden, I go right back to the Week One post.  It’s amazing to me that we actually managed to grow everything.  There must be some magic in this Northern California soil because … Continue reading

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A Perfect Snack: Popcorn with Truffle Salt

You may have seen me raving about this snack on twitter lately. Because if you can be addicted to truffle salt, I have a problem.  I even tried to participate in #fitblog while eating my favorite snack but this didn’t … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Walnut Festival Run for Education 5k

This weekend I drove out to Walnut Creek to run the Walnut Festival 5k with a bunch of bloggers and twitter buddies.  The multi-talented Aron and Kristin helped organize the race, and I was psyched to go support them and … Continue reading

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