Monthly Archive: February, 2013

Ginger Date Chews

For a long time, I’ve been working to develop a ginger chew recipe, and I’m thrilled with this latest concoction, inspired by Iraqi date-based desserts. Pit and smash dates Crush fresh ginger root… Continue reading

Patapsco at Dogwood

The Dogwood entrance of Patapsco is tucked away 10 miles from the city. On a Saturday morning, it took us less than 30 minutes to get there–record time for a commute to a… Continue reading


The map of Rosaryville is simple: the trail wraps around the state park in a 9-mile loop with only a few branches that also lead back to the start. So it is impossible… Continue reading

The Verdict on Gym Classes

With the start of February, my unlimited gym class membership has expired, and I have decided not to renew. While I enjoyed many of the exercises, and especially the strength and pain that… Continue reading

Coconut Almond Truffles

I’ve been experimenting with portable fuel for my trail runs, and here is a recent favorite.   Recipe crushed almonds shredded coconut raw honey Mix all the ingredients and form into balls.