What I'm Reading | February 2016

Recipe testing is going well.

This is what remains from a batch of muffins I tested (again) for the cookbook. If you've been following along, you'll know tomorrow is the big day. Manuscript day. As in, all 50,000 words are due to my publisher. (!) It's a huge milestone in book making, and I could not be more excited about it. 

One more thing: The 2016 reader survey is here, and I'd love to get your feedback. This year my hope is to encourage your writing, especially in areas where you might be struggling. Because let's face it, creativity is hard sometimes! If you have about four minutes to spare, please share your thoughts! They are greatly appreciated. 

How to overcome the fear of putting yourself out there.

Relearning the art of eating.

Why designers love the ampersand.

Anthony Bourdain reads a poem by Derek Halpern. 

Julia Child's home is now a yoga retreat.

How we belong somewhere.

Molly's musings on cooking with a young child.

Stop comparing your creative life to others.

Every positive change starts with these two words.

"It's the process of getting better, and lucky for the craftsmen, the process is its own reward, because everyone starts at the bottom, sweeping the shop, just hoping to get a little better each day."