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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Favorite Thanksgiving Sides

Favorite Thanksgiving Sides

Nov 06, 2010

I’m in St. Louis today, wishing I could stay here for three weeks. My mama-in-law is ready for Thanksgiving: there are lots of little china pilgrims and turkeys and American Indians sitting quietly together on windowsills and bookshelves. It’s almost enough to gloss over the bloody battles and trails of tears. I try not to […]

Spicy Buttermilk Cornbread

Spicy Buttermilk Cornbread

Sep 11, 2008

I' ve lived in Texas for a year exactly, but haven' t been able to figure out why Southern belle-dom has eluded me. I' ve tried everything: adopting a lilt, wearing a corset, drinking sweet tea…drinking sweet tea on the porch… drinking sweet tea on the porch with Southern Comfort… but still, Scarlett O' hara […]



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