Hi. I’m Isabel, I cook and scribble. I make a lot of food and do a lot of writing, and Bread & Courage is what I have to show for it. It started as a simple food blog called TASTE but evolved into something more—a place where I express my love of food, community and the environment. Thanks for spending some time here—and be in touch!

 




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Almond “Every Day” Cake

Almond “Every Day” Cake

May 28, 2009

Yesterday evening saw me over a pot of vegetable soup. It was a great event from start to finish, punctuated by the pop of pancetta, the slow caramelizing of onions and fennel and the smell of herbs drifting into the deepest corners of the house, infused by the bubbling broth. Served with a hunk of […]

Football Party: Sides, Salad and Dessert

Football Party: Sides, Salad and Dessert

Oct 24, 2008

Another thing I realized last Monday: football parties are not about salads and side dishes. Unless you' re having lots of persnickety women over who might worry about eating too much chili or potato skin, then don' t fret too much about having lots of healthy options…they will be outdone by your pot of beef […]



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