Umami Oatmeal & Gossip in the Grain

Wooo. Its been awhile. I’m sorry ya’ll. I have been enjoying the Seattle spring days that have been warm, sunny and irresistable. Long walks outside, time in the sun, intense gym workouts so that I can spend more time in the sun and everything grilled. At least if its after 5 pm. Here is potentially […]

Baked Beet Chips with Berbere & Villains

I’ve recently be pleasantly surprised by a few things in my life. The first is the book The Untethered Soul. It is full of deep thoughts and I know it is changing my life. I can go into it more, but reach out to me if you want to hear it. It isn’t for the […]

Braised Lentils with Mirepoix salad & Tough Love

Do you have an album that everytime you play it, your heart ebbs and flows with the music? Its almost life giving? In my mind, this isn’t really an energizing album but one that soothes, comforts and encourages without bringing you down. Jessie Ware’s second album Tough Love does this for me. Her voice is incredible and […]

Savory Toast & Pocket Symphony

Are you ready for the easiest recipe ever to grace the pages of Licorice Pizza Pie? I almost didn’t feel like I could make this a pairing because it was so easy. I had a lot of house to clean, the sun was shining and I wanted something refreshing, light, easy and that would allow […]

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins & Surfacing

Its hard for me to sit still. If there is something to be done, some task or even something on my to-do list, it usually gets done ASAP. My grandmother also had this trait. She was always cleaning, always straightening, always doing. We used to joke with her that she couldn’t relax. Perhaps one day […]