December 2, 2022


Cooking Is My World

We back, baby! – Joy the Baker

Friends, hello and happy Sunday!  I have a sensation the new salvaged wood dining desk I put in my new Houston TX living room is heading to give me splinters.  There is this sort of a thing as toooooo salvaged and this table may walk the line.  I’ll make sure my tetanus shot is up to day and report back. I’ll notify you far more about my new house in a publish tomorrow but for now make sure you gaze on this inexperienced wall I painted in my dwelling room.  (It’s Sherwin Williams Isle of Pines if you’re into it.)

Far more importantly – pals, I’ve missed you!

Thank you for granting crew JtB a crack this August.  I moved fifty percent of my daily life to a new city and prepared some tasty items for us this slide, but I did it all quite slowly and gradually and I appreciate that room.  I hope this finds you constant. Wait… is this a extensive year? Times are small. Months are extended. Months are short. Several years are extensive and brief all wrapped up in just one.  Now is no time for an existential crisis about time, let us carry on with the providing this Sunday.

  Kim received us back again in the swing of Sunday factors final week and the article  What Comes Right after Ambition has been knocking close to my head at any time considering that.  I’ve fielded many questions of “what’s next” right after halfway transferring to Houston and I’m scared, for this second, the reply and the ambition guiding it may possibly sense anticlimactic. My latest ambition is to understand the aisles of my community HEB. If I really don’t have that, most everything else will drop apart.

•  “You deserve assist with the factor you’re carrying.” (Instagram)

  Whenever I come to feel stuck in my individual mud, I imagine about how very small of a earth we are, and how hopeful, curious, and intimate we had been to fling two gold disks into the cosmos with a selection of seems and visuals from our stunning minor Earth.  The Voyager Golden Report is value a listen this Sunday. (The New Yorker, Youtube)

•  I’ve recently been purged, somewhat abruptly, from a extensive friendship which, if I’m becoming sincere, still left my head spinning for a handful of times.  It seems like what we owe one particular one more in phrases of conversation and forgiveness has shifted correct under my feet and I fear that we may be shedding our skill to operate by means of conflict. This piece from The Atlantic explores this newly flexed cancelling.  That’s It, You are Lifeless To Me.  (The Atlantic)

  I could go on and on about how the Foo Fighters are just a band of good dudes and fantastic dads who also materialize to rock your encounter off, or we could chat about how I cried when Taylor Hawkins, the finest rock drummer of our era, died.  As a substitute, I’ll leave you this movie of 16 12 months outdated Shane Hawkins participating in My Hero in his father’s put. I loathe crying so do not permit me do it on your own.  (YouTube)

•  I needed a pen and paper to preserve track of the twins in the new Netflix clearly show Echoes, but it was worth it for this dim and twisty who-done-it/wherever-is-she. (Netflix)

•  On my brief checklist of ambitions is building this sweet flower printed tank, with true bouquets.  I’m heading to disregard the point that summer time escaped me. (Instagram)

•  You assume you know, but you have no notion. Accurate Lifetime: The Donner Celebration with Chelsey Weber-Smith besides it’s not MTV, it is one more exceptional episode of You are Mistaken About. (Apple Podcasts)

•  Fingers down most loved condiment in my fridge is this Garlic Chili Crisp. On major of a bowl of buttery rice and a fried egg? PERFECTION. Humble recommendation – if you’re going to treat by yourself to a single jar, just buy two. (Eat Kari Kari)

 I have a 4 year old recipe for Pickle Popsicles sitting down someplace unpublished in the blog archives due to the fact soon after creating and photographing the recipes, I assumed it was too bizarre for y’all.  Perhaps I was erroneous since there are definitely other pickle men and women in the environment: An Ode to Pickle Juice. (Paste Magazine)

  We beloved compiling this checklist of Again To School Favorites for us grown people mainly because September implies new tennies and pens no subject how old we are. (Pleasure the Baker)

  It feels early but I’m pretty a lot craving a bouncy sweet Pumpkin Pecan Scones.  (Joy the Baker)

Delight in your Sunday!

My enjoy to you.

xo Joy