The Kitchen Press

Re-discovering life with my camera.

A Red Bird… a Tribute

Since Red Bird’s House first origins in 2008 I have been sharing my story about my father’s love for red birds. A story that will forever remind me of him … Continue reading

July 10, 2022 · Leave a comment

Why Egg Cartons?

What inspired our egg carton kitchen towel? Kate Kreba’s ones quoted; “waste is a design flaw” The original egg carton, made out of exclusively paper pulp, is an extremely simple … Continue reading

June 17, 2022 · 2 Comments

What’s A Tea Towel Anyway?

Like their counterparts, the dining room cloth napkin, tea towels are a workhorse. And while their uses around the house are varied, so is their history — a lesson we learned … Continue reading

April 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Market Day.

Are markets the heart of a community? With every social interaction, noise getting louder, the different smells overpowering at times but adding to the experience, and the infinite color palettes … Continue reading

May 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Faith

Silence… a squeak,  whispers, someone’s cough. Silence again… the sound of turning pages, steps, silence… In a world of busy and loud, it seemed as if life had stopped, however, … Continue reading

April 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ahhh, Paella.

If you have ever cooked Paella  or have a wonderful friend  (in my case) that cares enough about food to prepare one, you know Paella is not all about the … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · 4 Comments

Meet Maew

I met Maew while covering an assignment for Edible Austin.  (Check out her and her husband’s story at Edible Austin’s last issue. “When Harry met Maew” it is a wonderful … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Stories from a mom – Love is never divided it only multiplies.

I never quite understood the amount of love we are capable of creating until I became a mother. I remember thinking there was no way I could feel more love … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · 9 Comments

Stewards of the land

“Farmers are not honored enough for the work they do. Not just as producers but as stewards of the land…”   – @FoodTank – And then I see these beauties … Continue reading

July 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Place for Inspiration

Inspiration:   In spirit with whatever moves your life.  This is what I think :  Simple unexpected things bring the most inspiration.   They might not be what we expect them to … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · 15 Comments

A little messy, but that’s ok.

At Mongolian Hot Pot  in Houston  the idea is to self cook meat and vegetables in a very hot and delicious spicy broth shared and placed in the center of … Continue reading

November 5, 2012 · 3 Comments

Everyone ate together at the same time.

Back when I was a little girl, I did not know my father would be the first foodie to influence my life. My father had high standards about food and … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · 3 Comments

One to give, the other one to receive.

“Do you want to be happy? Travel with 2 bags, one to give, the other one to receive”  Goethe. One of the things I love about Mexico is how some … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Joyful Living

On Easter Sunday  I took my camera and went on a personal assignment. My local park in New Braunfels, TX  gets booked months in advance to celebrate Eater Sunday.  Families … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · 4 Comments

Surprise!

Imagine coming back home from work.  A surprise party is waiting for you in the living room. As soon as you open the front door the smell of your mother’s … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · 6 Comments

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