Ice Candles for the Darkest Season

Electric light feels very different from candle light. Even the best electric lights seem frozen in place, or blink and move awkwardly. I decided this year that I wanted to do something with candles again - something safely outdoors, far from the children and the house, but something beautiful. That... Read more »

Making Fancy Cheese at Home

Making cheese isn't anything I ever considered, especially fancy cheese. But recently, I had the pleasure of taking a Beginning Cheese Making class with author and chef Mary Karlin at The Fork, Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company's beautiful on-farm cooking class facility. Read more »

Knives Handmade in Brooklyn

Joel Bukiewicz of Cut Brooklyn talks about the value of handmade, and how that extends to his line of kitchen knives that he builds in his studio in Brooklyn, New York. Joel was a writer by trade who, after taking a three month sabbatical, found the desire to make things... Read more »