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 […]

Pickled Rhubarb Salad & The Far Field

Summer is finally here! It’s the time of year for me when it is too hot to turn on the oven (although Seattle may be the one exception I’ve lived in!), the days lovingly last forever and food flavor profiles seem to change entirely. I often feel that dishes are simpler as well. Do you […]

Za’atar Salmon, Israeli Couscous Salad & xx

Being the child of a military officer, I have moved many times. Even after graduating college and living on my own, I still have continued to move with the regularity of a new assignment, almost every three years. I’m sure I could really dig into this and find something deeper but on the surface, I […]

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 […]

Smoked Salmon Brunch Salad & Me Myself I

Me Myself I has been a very recent find on vinyl for me and I wish I had experienced this album earlier. I know Joan Armatrading’s song Weakness in Me and thoroughly enjoy it but for some reason never explored Joan as an artist. (Melissa Etheridge has covered the song, maybe you know that version?) This […]