Category Archives: Cuisine

  The new edition of t.e.l.l. New England is finally online! Over the long winter months, I had the great pleasure of collaborating with the incomparable Kathrine Hysmith of The Young Austinian. A fellow tea and literary enthusiast, we enjoyed many days together brainstorming, road-tripping, taste-testing, photographing, and essentially geeking out over this project. After […]

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  Y’all, I love bourbon. Yes, I used y’all. No, I don’t use it often (particularly when writing), but if I can’t let that slip out when talking about peaches & bourbon… when can I? This recipe combines a few of my favorite summer traditions into one delicious treat. My elementary school self, grabbing a […]

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  This is a recipe I’m particularly excited to share! Last year, I found myself on a lengthy lavender kick, one that I still indulge in frequently. The deliciously delicate buds appeared in donuts, biscuits, teas, salted honey pie (coming to the blog soon) and finally cocktails. The Lavender Bees Knees  is such a refreshing […]

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  Last summer, I had the pleasure of creating and photographing recipes for Emma Magazine’s Summer Issue. Now that the summer heat is in full force, I wanted to share the recipes here each week, along with additional thoughts, tips, and images. BONUS: the final pop-tail of the series is not only my favorite, it […]

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  “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” -C.S. Lewis       The first thing most people learn about me is my love for tea. My day doesn’t officially start until I’ve indulged in, what I like to call, a liquid hug. My […]

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