I need to find some knotweed in Portland. I’m particularly fascinated with it right now and it tastes good. Most people don’t want to find knotweed. It’s a terrible invasive. Japanese knotweed is so tenacious it is listed as one of the world’s 100 worst invasive species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. […]Read more "Japanese Knotweed"
We’re standing in the kitchen of my grandmother’s house. It is a room where I spent many formative hours as a child. Behind us is a circle of dark brown cabinets, swirled with the brushstrokes of the original stain, all of which have knobs with a bright orange flower in the center. The dishwasher with […]Read more "Photograph / Memory / Sketch"
New to the world of gluten-free eating and my husband having a hankering for pie, I decided to try making one. My mother had previously made buckwheat pancakes, so I thought why not give that a go? Well, buckwheat has a very distinctive flavor. There is a reason the French use it for savory crepes, […]Read more "Adventures in Gluten-Free Baking"