Beer Marinated Flat Iron Steak Tacos & The Thread That Keeps Us

Do you grill in the winter? Its not quite a favorite past time of mine but its definitely up there. Sharing a grill with the rest of the apartment in the summer is a feat, in the winter, its all mine. I can reliably count  on the propane tank lasting all winter long, the grill […]

Blue Majik Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls) & Lazaretto

Is anyone else fascinated with the enigma that is the incredibly talented, unique and also vinyl record loving, Jack White? Everything I read, hear or seek out about him and Third Man Records adds layers to this idea of who he is in mu head and each new piece of insight is just as fascinating […]

Peking Chicken & The Mysterious Production of Eggs

New Year, New you. Right? I really hate this statement. Where did it ever enter our heads that just because the calendar added an extra year, our old selves are shed or no longer part of the equation. I’ve been working on myself, spending quality time with my friends and community and I want all […]

Crunchy Mesquite Spiced Walnuts & Happy Xmas

I look forward to Christmas every year. It feels so magical and somehow, everyone is in a good mood! I love the Christmas lights, the sounds and the music. I tend to like the older Christmas songs, the more traditional ones from the 80s or earlier. Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, A Very Special Christmas albums […]

Quick Lentil, Kale and Farro soup & By The Way, I Forgive You

I downloaded this album when it first came out right before I went camping for the weekend. It was one of three albums I had for campfire music. It wasn’t my favorite album of that weekend. This album is so much more than campfire music. It wasn’t my favorite album of that camping weekend but […]