Penny Barthel is Recipemuse. Constant experimentation and a deep knowledge of food are the hallmarks of her kitchen. She has a degree in Nutrition & Food Science from U C Berkeley, and is an advocate of healthful eating, usually. Penny is obsessed with edible plants, cocktails, cakes, and color. Her goal is to capture moments of life in her food – making tangible the ephemeral experiences of our lives. These recipes are dedicated to the gifts of hospitality we all offer to each other. For John, Calvin & Lucy.