A few weeks ago, my neighbors sent me the “Saturday in the Park” Box from Brooklyn Larder to thank us for our patience during their construction project. In addition to it being a very nice gesture, I’ve been replicating the spread on my own ever since with great success.
I don’t even know if I want to eat this ratatouille — but I really want to serve it to guests and gape at it.
I bought this book for my daughters, my niece, and all the girls who marched with me so they never forget that most excellent and empowering day.
I made Spoonful cry — and I’m not sorry!
NYC Parents: A Meal-Kit delivery service for babies and kids.
Smitten Kitchen’s One-Pan Farro Dinner Obsession.
In the “late the the party” category: Night Of on HBO. Wowowowow. (Also, thank you to the reader who recommended Borgen! We are loving it!)
Sleepless in Seattle meets the Food Network in Sugar, a debut novel by Kimberly Stuart.
Case you were wondering, I’m still obsessed with the How I Built This podcast. Most recently loved hearing the story of DryBar, started by a Alli Webb, who went from stay-at-home mom to head of a 100-million-dollar company in five years.
A Silicon Valley liberal travels across the country to have conversations with Trump supporters.
Apropos of nothing, a vow: I’m making a point not to be on my iPhone while waiting in line for registers — whether it’s at the coffee shop, the grocery store, the train station ticket booth, wherever. Not only will it mean that I won’t hold up the line (there’s always that special someone who is too busy texting to know he or she is next up) but I might even open myself up to more spontaneous conversations.
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Have a great weekend.