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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Tarragon Turkey Salad

Tarragon Turkey Salad

Nov 26, 2010

If you get tired of turkey with stuffing, chutney and green beans (in a few days), give this a whirl. It makes the bird fresh again. Tarragon Turkey Salad 1  lb turkey meat, shredded 3/4  c mayo 2 ribs of celery, chopped 1/2 c chopped tarragon Sea salt and fresh pepper – Place shredded turkey […]

Chicken Salad with Herbs and Vegetables

Chicken Salad with Herbs and Vegetables

Oct 10, 2010

I just finished licking all ten of my fingers and am feeling like Sir Kay from The Sword and the Stone. For some reason, one of my most vivid childhood memories involves watching him take down a drumstick in a single lippy bite… and wincing in embarrassed self-recognition. I may have been disgusted then, but […]

Shrimp and Scallop Ceviche

Shrimp and Scallop Ceviche

Jul 30, 2010

This blog post is an apology, and an attempt to explain that I really can cook a main dish. I am so sorry that I only ever post about salads, sides and baked goods. You must think I have a really, really strange diet. Although the assumption is not entirely untrue, I must tell you […]

Perfect Potato Salad

Perfect Potato Salad

Sep 25, 2008

This potato salad is another dream of Ina' s. I first made it a few weeks ago for a bbq and then again last weekend for what I think will have been my last summer feast. In anticipation of feeding a large group, I made enough potato salad to sate a starving army. I must […]



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