My hope is to inspire you to be fearless in the kitchen, to try new things, to take the time to make things the homemade way and most importantly, to have fun doing it!

february {in an instagram}
february {in an instagram}

1. The remainder of my birthday weekend in Chicago  – the whole thing was snowy and super cold, but we made the best of it and still enjoyed walking around. … Read More

Thai Veggie Burgers with Peanut Sauce Cooking View
Thai Veggie Burgers with Peanut Sauce

Often, the term “veggie burger” conjures up memories of some dry, unappealing patty that really has no business being included in the burger family.  This is not that.  The patty … Read More

Lemon Lavender Shortbread Cooking View
Lemon Lavender Shortbread

In general, I am a fairly adventurous eater.  I will try almost anything once.  It hasn’t always been so, but Mom was right – my taste buds have definitely changed … Read More

Cilantro Jalapeño Halibut with Blood Orange Salsa Cooking View
Cilantro Jalapeño Halibut with Blood Orange Salsa

As much as I love to entertain, I sometimes find the initial moments after inviting our guests overwhelming.  Too many ideas swirling around, it is so hard to narrow them … Read More

Meyer Lemon Pudding Cakes Cooking View
Meyer Lemon Pudding Cakes

Years ago, probably just before or around the time that I started this blog, I firmly believed I did not like lemon or really any citrus desserts.  And then one … Read More

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