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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Big Advancements for Little People: Two Great Products for Eco-Babies

Big Advancements for Little People: Two Great Products for Eco-Babies

Jul 24, 2010

Check out the original on The Huffington Post. In this world of carbon counting, it turns out that the smallest feet can have the biggest footprint. The thought dawned on me recently as I watched a friend wrap up her child’s used diaper and place it in a trashcan, already half-filled with shiny, plastic lumps. […]

Pea, Pecorino and Pistachio Salad

Pea, Pecorino and Pistachio Salad

May 19, 2010

Christopher and I like to cook on Fridays: cozy up to the stove, cool ourselves down with a few glasses of wine, and then dance in the middle of the living room when all’s said and done. It’s a pretty great way to date—and it shaves a lot of time off primping, waiting for tables, […]

Split Pea Soup

Split Pea Soup

Nov 04, 2008

Sundays are for soup. Good soup takes time, and time is rarely more available than on Sunday afternoons. Spending a couple of hours over an evolving pot is probably one of the greatest pleasures in life: first of all, a simmering soup or stew makes the whole house smell delicious—in that cozy and comforting way. […]



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