It's the Weekend, It's the Weekend!

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Blueberry, Peach, and Lavender Perfect Pie

Guys. I did it.I made a pretty, all-butter, lattice FREAKIN' pie.One that didn't have shrunken crusts or sides that slipped down the pan. One that didn't have tears in the lattice, misweaved braids, or bumpy crusts ....more

It's the Weekend, It's the Weekend!

(above: that time I made Betty's Shanghai red braised pork belly for dinner) For more pictures of what Hummingbird High eats that's not dessert, follow me on Instagram! --- This Week's Menu (yeah — living the raw deal, three course meal!) STARTER Warm Fingerling Potatoes with Garlic Turmeric Sauce by Chef Lindsey of Dolly and Oatmeal MAIN Chicken Braised in Milk by Chef Ashley of Not Without Salt DESSERT Pretty Little Summer Fruit Cakes by Chef Yossy of Apt. 2B Baking Co DRANKS Extreme Milkshakes by Chef Alana of Alanabread --- LINKS …...more

Thyme Lemonade

When I moved down to San Francisco, I rented my place site unseen. I signed a year-long lease after having seen just a few, tiny Craigslist ad pictures of the apartment's living room and deck; I had no idea what the kitchen and bathroom even looked like. But still — I'd done the impossible ....more

It's the Weekend, It's the Weekend!

(above: pretty grasslands from my weekend trip to the Northern California Coast) For more pictures of Hummingbird High on the go, follow me on Instagram! --- This Week's ALL FIGS ALL THE TIME Menu...more

Strawberry, Nectarine, and Peach Whole Grain Buckle

One of the hardest things about balancing a full-time job in addition to this blog is finding time to do chores. It's crazy how much time things like doing the dishes, laundry, and just general tidying up can take! Week nights can stretch late into the night, especially after a long work day, an hour at the gym, cooking dinner, and so on ....more

It's the Weekend, It's the Weekend!

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Bourbon and Brown Sugar Peach Pie

As far as I can remember, I’ve always been Team Cake. Moist, fluffy cake topped with creamy, delicious frosting. Is there anything better? ...more

It's the Weekend, It's the Weekend!

above: Yelp engineers showing off their plaid shirts --- Hey everybody! Instead of sharing something from my Instagram feed, I thought I'd share with you some pictures from a hackathon project that I worked on this week. My team built a clothing lookbook showing off some of the company's most fashionable engineers ....more

Mixed Fruit and Marshmallow Meringue Tray Bake

I've been in San Francisco for nearly three months now, but I'm still getting my bearings. I knew Portland like the back of my hand — things like where to get great meals or obscure ingredients like passionfruit and dulcey blonde chocolate came second nature to me. But I've been tripping a lot in San Francisco, frequently disappointed by restaurant recommendations from trusted websites and having to visit five different grocery stores to find what I want ....more
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