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!

Shrimp and Grits Cooking View
Shrimp and Grits

Growing up in Indiana, grits were something I ate exactly zero times before the age of 18.  25-ish, actually.  The first time I ever tried grits, I made the mistake … Read More

visiting las vegas, NV
visiting las vegas, NV

Well, this post is a bit late but better late than never, I suppose.  At the beginning of November, I traveled to Las Vegas to present a poster at a … Read More

Chocolate Chip Cookies with Nutella, Brown Butter and Sea Salt Cooking View
Chocolate Chip Cookies with Nutella, Brown Butter and Sea Salt

Well, that right there?  That’s about all you need to know.  I rest my case. Haha, just kidding…sort of.  Seeing a title and picture of these cookies was all I … Read More

Let’s Do Lunch: Garlicky Shrimp Avocado Sandwiches Cooking View
Let’s Do Lunch: Garlicky Shrimp Avocado Sandwiches

It’s been far too long since the last Let’s Do Lunch post.  Let’s remedy that, shall we?  This long lag has not been intentional.  I’ve tried a few new lunch … Read More

Paloma Cocktail Cooking View
Paloma Cocktail

I may sound like a broken record right now, but when it’s in the name of friendship, I don’t mind.  The friends I’ve made through this blog are truly some … Read More

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