Playlist For a Porch-Sit

Playlist For a Porch-Sit

- Ben Capps

I come from a family of mosquito slapping, chicken raising, back porch sitting, kombucha tea sipping, rowdy hymn singers. We lived our summer months on the planks of wood outside out back door. In fact, to this day, when I visit in the summer my mother sets up a bed for me out on the porch. She knows full well that there is a slim chance of me sleeping indoors.

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Seared Sweet Potatoes with Sausage and Radicchio

Seared Sweet Potatoes with Sausage and Radicchio

Sometimes it’s irritating to look for new recipes… ah, another pasta! Wow, you toasted the walnuts?! Ooooh, sirarcha on those veggies? Who could have thought of this!?!? <insert giant eye roll> Don’t get me wrong, I love toasted walnuts, and good, staple recipes… but sometimes it can all feel a bit uninspiring...

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Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

-Ben Capps

The final manifestation of spring that adorns our living room is dramatically less romantic. This last sign is an indicator not only of our external activities but also of our internal sentiments. In the corner of the room is a heaping pile of bulging trash bags full of our “stuff”...

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Cooking Equals Love

Cooking Equals Love

These are the things that really stick with me. These are the memories that nudge me to save space in my schedule for inviting another family to dinner, dropping off a special treat for a tired friend, or cooking a favorite breakfast for my kids. Because cooking for someone shares so much more than just food, it shares your heart and yourself...

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