I was going to call this Monthly Mood Board: Keys To The Kitchen edition but that sounded a little too serious for me. As I’ve been traveling for book tour, I’ve been partnering with artisans in each city and wanted to share their deliciousness with you.
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Here are a few highlights of things that I discovered and devoured during the last month.
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Please accept my apology because I’ve been remiss. It’s been way too long since I shared a Monthly Mood Board, which is a shame, seeing as many of you have told me it’s your favorite part of the month over here. So, here I go, unofficially restarting what I never should have stopped. Here are 10 things that got me jazzed this March:
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Though fall didn’t technically start until a few days ago, I’ve been celebrating the change of season all month long. As the weather starts to cool, I’ve mixed up more substantial cocktails, made pies packed with classic flavors, and found a new favorite variety of fall fruit. Here’s a complete list of the food, props, events, and music that intrigued me this month:
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This month I’ve been making like a ping-pong ball bouncing back and forth between the two cities I call home: San Francisco and Los Angeles. It’s a bit strange living two places at once because when I’m living the moment to the fullest in one city, I can’t help but feel I’m missing out on something in the other. That said I’ve done my best to take in the best of each city so here are the ten things (a few from each place) that made this month memorable:
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Despite being holed up with cookbook edits (or perhaps because of them), I managed to scope out plenty of interesting things in the minimal free time I did have. Here are my ten favorites:
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There’s been a lot of brightness in my life this month — bright skies, bright colors, bright flavors and lots of bright ideas. Here are the ten I found stellar enough to share with you:
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I simply cannot believe that all 31 days of May have come and gone. Did someone cut the month short? Because it seems like I was just writing last month’s mood board. Mental time lapse aside, the end of the month is upon us and as such I give you my May mood board. This month I logged lots of family time – including Mother’s Day and a family trip for my Dad’s 70th birthday – a fair amount of r&d (revelry and dining), and enough food adventures to skewer on a stick. Here are my favorites:
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I’m not sure where April went. Maybe it’s an affliction of getting older (it was just my birthday after all), but this month seems to have flown by at warp speed. Even so, I managed to get out and about and find plenty of sources of creativity; here are the books, beverages, beats, and butchers that inspired me this month.
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This March I embraced the whole Spring renewal theme with with lots of new things: tunes, gardening skills, travel, design and, as always, plenty of food-related fodder.
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