Here are a couple of my ideas for getting together with friends and keeping things chill, spontaneous and fun without leaving your own backyard.
A summery take on one of my favorite cocktails
Delicious fruity drinks that are great on their own or spiked!
There are so many beautiful veggies right now! We choose not to choose between them.
A bright and fresh roasted vegetable plate that can be an entree or a side! You’ll love the herby cilantro cream with the sriracha Greek yogurt.
Last week I stopped by a farm stand on my way home on Alberta. There’s a little lot that grows vegetables right there, and my friend Kusuma sells her fabulous, fabulous bread there as well. When I went to pick up a loaf of bread last week, I grabbed some of these beautiful eggplants as […]
Today in the office, we were all enjoying a delicious slice of cake from Palace Cakes, and discussing our favorite desserts. It’s a Very Important Discussion, of course, and I had a life-changing realization. I realized that my favorite is pie. I think for a long time I’ve thought cookies were my favorite. I have […]
This weekend was filled with a pretty good amount of tequila. We had our dear friends over for fajitas on a beautiful, cloud-free, 80-degree summer night. It was truly perfect. So I had to make one more tonight, and I also have to set the record straight about a few things: 1) A real margarita […]
Have I mentioned that we are from the midwest? [Of course I have.] We are loudly, proudly from the good ol’ heart of the country. For me there is absolutely nothing like getting to the edge of town and finding a stretch of wide open plains, as far as you can see. I like doug […]
I’m in Seattle again, just for an overnighter. But don’t worry, I actually worked ahead this time and did a post! I know. Shocking. But I’ve got a goal to do 21 posts in August. That’s one for every single weekday. Yeah, it’s quite a few – but it used to be what I knocked […]