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!



Black Velvet

Black Velvet

Sep 08, 2008

…is more than a passionate love song from 1989. It is also a drink. I didn' t know this until a recent visit to some elders in Hanover, New Hampshire. My friend Chip Demming introduced me to this rich and smooth beverage, which is as aptly named as it could possibly be, though it hasn' […]

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