Monthly Archives: October 2010

This week: Salt Preserved Citrus from Robert Lambert, the legendary SF Bay Area-based maker of jams, syrups, and other fine food things.  What is salt-preserved citrus and what do you do with it?  Robert knew you might ask that very … Continue reading

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It is with a small tear in my eye that I post the last tomato photo of the season. Sigh. Alas, fall is here and this week I harvested the last of my summer crop: sun gold cherry tomatoes, yellow … Continue reading

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Many of you know that my blog used to be called Laura | Carmen as a tribute to my two grandmothers.  Carmen, my dad’s mom, passed away several years ago at the inspiring age of 95.  Laura Mae, my mom’s … Continue reading

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This week: A playful, colorful arrangement of tubes designed to hold flowers on your desk, dining table, dresser, or anywhere else you need a bit of cheer. 4″ tall by 11.75″ long.  $44 from [“Friday Finds” is a weekly … Continue reading

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I had the flu last week and I was sicker than I’ve been in a long time. Like, I couldn’t get out of bed. I didn’t eat. I wanted my mommy. (I really did.) I was home from work for … Continue reading

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