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!



chewy oatmeal cookies

chewy oatmeal cookies

Jul 31, 2008

I had a falling out with a big, yellow cookbook last night. The book has a rather grand name: “How to Cook Everythingâ€� by the super-confident Mark Bittman. With a title like that, you' re bound to disappoint. I looked at all of the relatively straightforward recipes, full of basic ingredients and simple descriptions, and […]

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