Kate McDermott's Newsletter

Kate McDermott
Each week in Kate McDermott's Newsletter you'll find stories & tips on baking & cooking at home, organic gardening, favorite books & movies, all punctuated with photos to keep you smiling and hopefully inspired.
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  • #49: Herstory
    21 Dec 2021 • 1 min read • 18 6
    One year ago, I receive the call. Mom, I’m positive. Those words. You know what they mean. So different from ten, five, or even two years ago. A year ago my son is on a road trip with his sweetie…camp...
  • #48: Potpourri
    19 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 5 8
    Thirty in a Hurry Back in my 30s, I perform and record with a small folk trio. We are all classically trained musicians; one in opera and art song, another a university level guitar instructor, and me...
  • #47: Walk
    17 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 16 1
    One. Small. Bag. I stroll down the hill to the grocery store and come home with two carrots, a cup of mushrooms, one onion, a small bag of nuts from the bulk aisle, two thick strips of bacon from the ...
  • Pie Camp Gift Cards Now Available for Gift Giving
    13 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Since virtual Pie Camp events started in 2020 I have been asked if I might be able to offer gift cards. My tech skills weren’t quite up to figuring that out…until today! I have successfully figured ou...
  • #46: Bake and Cook
    07 Dec 2021 • 1 min read • 10 7
    Simply put, I love scones. I love how easily they come together and how my cottage smells when they are just about to come out of the oven. Scones are a reminder to me that slowing down and enjoying a...
  • #45: Walk
    06 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 4 9
    One of the stories I share in Home Cooking is about falling down right on a sidewalk just before I am to teach a pie making class. You may already have read it, so suffice it to say that it was a dark...
  • #44: Herstory
    01 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 19 9
    Share Just Show Up Just show up. That’s the hardest part. You get big kudos just for showing up, says she… She being the leader of an online yoga class I take. I say to myself… Just roll out the mat a...
  • #43: Potpourri
    28 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 4 2
    This morning I look at the seams of the flannel shirt I am about to put on and wonder… Why do seams face us and not the outside of the garment? Seams, if not carefully sewn and trimmed, can be ragged....
  • #42: Bake and Cook
    26 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 3 0
    I could not wait to watch the season final of the Great British Bake Off. Don’t worry—if you have yet to watch it, you will find no spoilers ahead. As I was very excited to find out which of the three...
  • #41: Bake and Cook
    19 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 9 5
    A is for Apple Whether mile high or lattice topped, there’s nothing like a steaming golden brown apple pie. Here’s the recipe I’ll be baking for Thanksgiving. B is for Blessings Count your blessings e...
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