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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Peach and Cherry Crumble

Peach and Cherry Crumble

Sep 03, 2011

I’m greedy with my time, and I hate to feel rushed. I find Labor Day intrusive. It’s nice to have this Monday off, but the weekend leaves me cheated. I wish I could celebrate the end of the season on its proper closing date: September 23rd. Nearly a full three weeks after our premature goodbye. […]

The Ultimate Ginger Snap

The Ultimate Ginger Snap

Jun 06, 2010

I am well aware that most people don’t make ginger snaps in 90 degree weather. But then, most people don’t have my recipe. And until recently, I didn’t know a darn thing about ginger snaps. I whole heartedly admit. Those I’ve made before have been paltry precursors to what I have since discovered: the ne […]

Apple Cobbler With Vanilla Ice Cream

Apple Cobbler With Vanilla Ice Cream

Sep 28, 2008

Nothing makes my heart ache like fall. It is the most beautiful time of year if only because the passage of time becomes so suddenly apparent and so seemingly spurred. The cool weather makes my blood rush a bit, but before I know it the afternoon light takes that tell tale gold hue and evening […]



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