Herb Dutch Oven Bread & Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme

I’m back! Thank you for noticing I was gone and sticking around. Not having a computer really puts a damper on my blog game. I’m thrilled to be back at it. Thanksgiving time is, in all honesty, not one of my favorite holidays. I love that it marks the beginning of the holiday season and […]

End of Summer Tomato Salsas & Edge of the Sun

Every year, I anxiously wait for summer tomatoes and the fresh, achingly, savory, sweet flavor of them. I will eat them on toast, in grilled cheese, like an apple and in salads galore. Summer tomatoes are the king of summer foods. This is my first summer in Seattle and many locals have said that our […]

Soy Glazed Hakurei Turnips & Songs in A Minor

Let’s talk about comfort food. Most of us think of macaroni and cheese, chicken noodle soup, fried chicken or mashed potatoes. Although really comfort food relates directly to our roots, our upbringing and our family’s culture. When do we need comfort food? After a rough day at work, following a break-up or a big fight […]

Grilled Antipasto Crostini & AM

I saw a quote this week that said “The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little.” (anon) Let that marinate for a minute. Maybe while you are marinating your meat for the grill this weekend. Two birds, one stone, same action. Are you giving in to this temptation? Honestly, before my move and […]

Spicy Baked Beans, Cornbread Muffins & Second Helping

Memorial day is right around the corner! The weather isnt exactly helping it to feel as such but its only two weeks away. One Memorial day that sticks in my head is on a military base in Japan where 98 degrees was the headliners. Fortunately for both of us, I did not choose them for […]