Friday Flotsam

drying oranges / bev cooks

FRRRRRRRRRRRoh ho hooooooo! (didn’t work.) As if I can follow up with yesterday’s blog post. But I’ll try! Let’s see. What’s your favorite gum? Just kidding. Actually I’m not. What IS your favorite gum, now that I’m thinking about it? One of my favorite Family Guy scenes is when Peter puts a stick of Fruit […]

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Do You Have To Let It Linger? Yes, Actually You Do.

Bev and Bar - Linger

There simply aren’t human words that can accurately articulate how much the combination of this song + this experience means to me. Besides the entire onslaught of words I’m about to unload on you. Ohhhh, The Cranberries. Any of you who were real-life friends with me back in the day might remember that there was […]

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Salami Soup with Farro, Beans and Kale

Salami Soup with Farro, White Beans and Kale / Bev Cooks

It’s mid December and I feel like slurping, okay? And yes, that would be hard salami in that thar soup. This is the way I rebel in life, you see. I’m a 43 year old woman who reads fiction novels, drinks chamomile tea and goes to bed at 8:55pm JUST LET ME HAVE THIS. But […]

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Friday Flotsam

fox and pearl spread / bev cooks

FFFFFFFFFFFra la la la laaaa la la la DAY. (<–did that even work?) I like a good gift guide. It’s not even the gifts that I’m so drawn to. It’s the collection. It’s the pretty arrangement of products on white backgrounds with a sophisticated font luring me in. I might only notice 5% of the […]

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Caramelized Onion Burgers

Caramelized Onion Burgers / Bev Cooks

“IN THE BURGER?” (name that movie. but instead of burger it’s computer. in the computer. never mind.) But really, the onions are IN THE BURGER. Not on top, bunnies. IN. In. Isn’t this so exciting?! On top of that, literally, we’re melting so much Roth Grand Cru grated cheese you’ll lose your entire mind just […]

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Spinach and Mushroom Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Spinach and Mushroom Stuffed Pork Tenderloin / Bev Cooks

Well hello, lover. I didn’t see you there. Actually I did because I made you, sobbed over you, photographed you, sang to you, snarfed you, edited you, uploaded you, placed you here and then seanced over you. But I still think you’re sexy Lexie and I want to show you off. Yes I’m talking to […]

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Friday Flotsam

tile and shoes / bev cooks

FRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR i d a y d e e d o o. You know what I’ve never understood? (you’re like, “you mean besides every single thing ever?”) The phrase “dark circles under the eyes.” Now, I get “BAGS under the eyes”. Although I always imagine a leather weekender just hanging out on the under lid. Little […]

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One Pan Chicken Spaghetti

Chicken Spaghetti / Bev Cooks

One paaaaan one paaaaaaaan! (I get excited about things.) This is definitely one of those dinners that sort of makes itself. Besides your arms and hands and brain and three to four kitchen tools assisting. It’s SO simple. Because I feel like that’s what we need this month. Extra wine. I mean extra simple. (And […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Brass Bells and Glowing Garland

Monthly Mixtape: Brass Bells and Glowing Garland

Hiiiiiiiiii hello there I’m still alive. Happy December! I still cannot understand how this happened. But here we are. At Christmastime. And I’ve got TUNES, BRAH. Is it a Christmas mixtape? I mean . . . yeah. In places. But! It’s more cozy snuggly wintery snowy festive warming hygge-y than anything. Not every song on […]

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Friday Flotsam

kids in leaves

FRRRRRRRRRRRuh. Duh. I feel like there are two kinds of people in this world. (Yes I’m already creating humanity camps at 5:30am, it’s fine.) There are those people who: A) Crack an egg into a pan, letting the egg yolk plop onto the surface of the warming skillet, with the slimy whites slowly glopping into […]

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