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October 2010

  • Preserved Roasted Red Peppers || Hitchhiking to Heaven
    Preserves

    Preserved Roasted Red Peppers

    The Pigeons Go to Church, Barcelona, 2003 I’ve been waiting all year to try this recipe, but when the time came, I was almost too lazy to do it. The end of…

  • Crate Labels || Hitchhiking to Heaven
    Travel

    Because It’s October

    Because the apples are falling and the light is fading under its own golden weight. Because a road trip scrubs the rough edges from a tired mind. I threw a bag into…

  • Low Bush Cranberry Rosehip Conserve
    Preserves

    Lingonberry Rosehip Conserve

    When sorting rosehips, bring your patience. As someone who can’t stop putting food in jars, I sometimes get my priorities confused. On one hand, I have a compulsion to forage. I don’t…

  • Mini Booze Bottles
    Preserves

    Jam and Booze Made Easier

    This isn’t what it looks like. Yes, it is a bunch of booze on a hotel bedspread. But I can explain. Today, I’m on an impromptu road trip to enjoy some fall…

  • Zinnias || Hitchhiking to Heaven
    Food

    A Postcard from BlogHer Food ’10

    I spent the last two days at BlogHer Food, a conference attended by more than 300 food bloggers in San Francisco. I don’t know what’s more strange — that I have become…

  • Simple Red Raspberry Jam || Hitchhiking to Heaven
    Preserves

    Simple Red Raspberry Jam

    It’s impossible to hold on to a sour mood when you have three pounds of beautiful raspberries in a farm box on your lap. I tried, but it didn’t work. After a…