Libbie’s Life Hacks: 4 Clever Uses For Leftover Pickle Juice

By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey So you just ate the last pickle in the jar…now what do you do with the juice? Clever Uses For Leftover Pickle Juice!  1. Cleaning Copper! From pennies to pots, dip a clean rag into pickle juice and rub the dirt away! 2. Season a Dish! A... Read More »

Chewy Chocolate Bread

Words and recipe by Libbie Summers Photography by Chia Chong Model: Anne Chaddock Donegan Supergirl costume by Jessica Duthu I live in a neighborhood of seventeen houses and twenty- two children (the odds are against me). I’ve tested this recipe on many of my adult neighbors and they love it, but it was the children who seemed extra-excited... Read More »

Monet’s Favorite Sandwich

by Libbie Summers Photography by Chia Chong My obsession with the dining habits of Claude Monet began in college. I feasted again and again on the few English translations available of the notebooks he kept from his home in Giverny. At a time when my cooking skills were constrained by the size of my... Read More »