Kale & Compass https://kaleandcompass.com A Food Blog with a Taste for Adventure Wed, 29 Nov 2017 04:11:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Orcas Island: The Return https://kaleandcompass.com/orcas-island-return/ https://kaleandcompass.com/orcas-island-return/#respond Wed, 29 Nov 2017 02:47:09 +0000 https://kaleandcompass.com/?p=2554 There are only so many times you can go back to the same island paradise (said no one ever). Nick and I went back to Orcas Island at the end of September (helloooo belated blog post! #laterlatergram). This time, our


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Moody Carrots + A New Slow Season https://kaleandcompass.com/moody-carrots-new-slow-season/ https://kaleandcompass.com/moody-carrots-new-slow-season/#respond Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:39:59 +0000 https://kaleandcompass.com/?p=2535 This is the time of year I tend to get swept away in an emotional cocktail of anxiety, joy, self-doubt, and excitement. Time goes by at lightning speed, too. Just like that, the holiday season is over, and it’s back


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The Perfect Tahini https://kaleandcompass.com/the-perfect-tahini/ https://kaleandcompass.com/the-perfect-tahini/#respond Sun, 12 Nov 2017 01:00:49 +0000 https://kaleandcompass.com/?p=2523 This is called The Perfect Tahini recipe for a reason. With only 3 ingredients and barely any prep or cook time, you can have perfect homemade tahini.


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Fall Reading Recs: A rock memoir, dark woods and a stark Icelandic story https://kaleandcompass.com/fall-reading-recs-2017/ https://kaleandcompass.com/fall-reading-recs-2017/#respond Tue, 07 Nov 2017 23:51:54 +0000 https://kaleandcompass.com/?p=2494 I feel like I’ve entered a new and glorious stage of life recently. Why? For one, I’ve started reading more. Not only that, but I’ve made it a priority for how I spend my free time. Because reading makes me


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Swan Cabin https://kaleandcompass.com/swan-cabin/ https://kaleandcompass.com/swan-cabin/#respond Thu, 02 Nov 2017 11:07:48 +0000 https://kaleandcompass.com/?p=2442 Happy November! This post is brought to you by my lingering sugar high from one-too-many candy corns 😛 Can’t stop won’t stop. A couple weeks ago, Nick and I visited our friends’ cabin in the North Cascades of Washington, by


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Cookie Pie https://kaleandcompass.com/cookie-pie/ https://kaleandcompass.com/cookie-pie/#comments Wed, 25 Oct 2017 11:35:28 +0000 https://kaleandcompass.com/?p=2427 Cookie pie is my favorite hack for a quick chocolate chip fix. A simple chocolate chip cookie recipe comes together in a fraction of the time.


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Easiest Flour Tortillas https://kaleandcompass.com/easiest-flour-tortillas/ https://kaleandcompass.com/easiest-flour-tortillas/#respond Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:45:08 +0000 https://kaleandcompass.com/?p=2411 If I could eat only one type of carb for the rest of my life, it’d be flour tortillas. This recipe is a cinch to make at home and light-years tastier than the packaged variety.


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Austin https://kaleandcompass.com/austin/ https://kaleandcompass.com/austin/#respond Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:45:07 +0000 https://kaleandcompass.com/?p=2368 I’m sitting here drinking a “beer-mosa” at our regular coffee shop while I write this post today. It’s basically a grown-up brass monkey, and it’s delicious. Brass monkeys remind me of college. Amirite? We drank a lot of them back


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Crystal: A Natural Deodorant Alternative That Works https://kaleandcompass.com/crystal-natural-deodorant-alternative-works/ https://kaleandcompass.com/crystal-natural-deodorant-alternative-works/#respond Fri, 13 Oct 2017 11:42:17 +0000 https://kaleandcompass.com/?p=2355 Are you looking for a natural alternative to traditional deodorant? And, ahem, are you looking for one that actually works? Have you tried a crystal stone? I’ve been meaning to write a post about this magic stone for a while


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Burst Sun Gold Tomato Pasta https://kaleandcompass.com/burst-sun-gold-tomato-pasta/ https://kaleandcompass.com/burst-sun-gold-tomato-pasta/#respond Tue, 10 Oct 2017 12:35:16 +0000 https://kaleandcompass.com/?p=2338 A luscious and quick tomato sauce made from sweet cherry tomatoes and garlic, cooked down with al dente pasta until thick and delicious.


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