Author Archives: thehoneyswamp

portabello pizzette

I know, tomatoes have nearly gone out of style, but I’m still sharing these little pizzettes with you because they’re warm and earthy and just might get you through those desperate moments when you are debating in your head between personal health/ respect … Continue reading

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plum torte

What do I have in common with a baby? Teething. Impending wisdom is grating against my gums like nutmeg on a microplane. I thought my sweet tooth would go away six weeks later, but I still need a little sugar … Continue reading

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roasted piñon pasta with rajas and corn

I’m smelling New Mexico, I’m tasting Utah, I’m getting sand in my lungs in Colorado, I’m sweeping my small floor and staring at my ukulele collection. I’m experimenting with the limits of my peripheral vision. I’m grasping for the last … Continue reading

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whole peach butter

The sweetest flowers, the fairest trees are grown in solid ground. The sole sugars I’ve consumed in the past several weeks have been in the form of whole fruits. Detoxing the high fructose life has given me little glimpses into a kinder sweetness. … Continue reading

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apple, red onion, and basil soup

Welcome to the land of enchantment! Once I ate a wild prickly pear but spent all afternoon spitting out needles. Also, I once won the neighborhood water treading contest, clocking in at over seventeen minutes. I’m wasn’t finished with stone fruits … Continue reading

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wild rice pudding with clementines and cranberries

It’s been several weeks, my acquaintances. I was delayed by the Ice King, enjoyed a thrilling but fleeting career as the tambourine player in a band of captive princesses, and tripped down the rocky ravine, falling into a pile of … Continue reading

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fall quinoa and butternut salad

In the Lone Peak Wilderness, flaxen-colored leaves that cling insistently to callous branches provide a sardonic memento mori. And thus Time passes without anyone’s consent.And yet, the natural path ahead includes winter squash, with exorbitant amounts of vitamin A to fight … Continue reading

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