potato rösti – a hankering for comfort

potato rösti – a hankering for comfort

What pushes a person to work past exhaustion? I’ve been thinking a lot, lately, about work ethic, steadfastness and diligence. Core values that either you’re hard-wired with or you’re not. I’m not making a judgement call. The dogged relentlessness to … Continue reading

pear and apple salad for Thanksgiving

pear and apple salad for Thanksgiving

Pear and Apple Salad for a crunchy start to Thanksgiving dinner. Most Thanksgiving dinner menus start with some manner of pureed root vegetable soup. I love them, but find that they’re too heavy to eat before a classic turkey dinner with … Continue reading

I love Paris

I love Paris

Having traveled as much as I have, it’s baffling that it took me until now to visit Paris. I feel like I’ve wasted so much time not to mention so many meals. From the moment I stepped from our taxi … Continue reading

bacon broccoli salad

bacon broccoli salad

BACON MAKES EVERYTHING TASTE BETTER Remember that nasty little joke from our childhoods? ‘What’s the difference between broccoli and… I have no idea why our vegetable garden is pumping out three plus pound broccoli heads. They’re massive which is why I … Continue reading

easy summer tomato recipes

easy summer tomato recipes

THREE SUPER-DUPER SUMMER TOMATO RECIPES I rarely do a multi recipe post but these recipes are so quick and easy here goes… # 1 PICA DE GALLO OPEN FACED TART Pica de Gallo is a fresh uncooked tomato salsa typically … Continue reading

pico de gallo

pico de gallo

Pico de Gallo – we eat this sh#t on everything! I know I’m stealing that line from a popular hot sauce, but it’s so true. I make buckets of this Mexican raw salsa throughout the summer. With a quick chop … Continue reading