Rachel Turiel


Requiem for a Squirrel

It’s winter 2009. The recession has sent its hungry tendrils into every economic crevice, including my husband’s and my freelance work in carpentry and writi...

Creamy Swiss Chard Dip

This is a cooked dip, and a great way to use up the acres of chard you receive weekly from your friendly CSA without it actually tasting like you’re eating a me...

Eat this. Don’t eat that.

Photos by Bonni Pacheco In the late 1990s, I spent many summer nights in the backcountry listening to a camp stove sputter its particular acoustics of whoo...