Chicken Koftas

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I’m a little nervous. You see, when we planted our vegetable garden we used our own compost along with fertilizer and manure for the bed. A nano second later we noticed sprouts appearing all OVER the bed. These weren’t seeds we planted you guys. These were volunteers. Intruders. Burglars. So we compared the sprouts to […]

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Basil-y Grilled Salmon with Cucumbers and Potatoes

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Today I went the extra mile to prove to my husband that I do in fact love him. We went, and I’m not kidding, to the Street League Skateboarding Championship at the Sprint Center. Skateboarding. Let me remind you, I’m FEMALE. AND 34. In the 15,000 people that attended, there was only 1 other female, […]

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Tequila-Glazed Chicken Thighs

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Summer = new grill burners. Summer = admiring your freshly mowed lawn. Summer = spotting the first group of fireflies in your back yard and remembering childhood. Summer = squealing over the first green tomatoes in the garden. (well, I squealed. Aaron not so much.) Summer = husband’s homemade pineapple and tequila cocktails. Summer = […]

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Sneak Peek

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Oh, you guys. It’s so good. Any ideas?

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Open-Faced Egg Salad Sandwiches

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When a day like today rolls around in the midwest, you stop, breath and take it in. The high is 80 degrees and the humidity has kindly done a disappearing act. I cry. To celebrate, I got out the blanket, my newest food magazines and made a most delightful lunch inspired by a recipe I […]

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No my dear, you could not be any cuter.

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Asparagus and Walnut Pesto Pasta

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Mama, it’s HOT. Today I was in the middle of a patio deep clean and I’m absolutely sure my skin slid off my body and oozed onto the concrete. That’s pretty gross. Too gross for a food blog? Let me try this again. What a wonderful summer day we had! (better?) Gosh, the warmth of […]

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It’s only June. I’m scared.

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Crazy Chicken with Skillet Potatoes and Swiss Chard

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When we were in Florida on vacation, (I swear this is the last time) not only did I pick up a most exotic espresso steak rub at a local spice shop, but I also scored an awesomely titled spice blend, “Crazy Chicken.” “Crazy Chicken” – seriously, who wouldn’t buy that? I smelled it and you […]

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Sneak Peek

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Any ideas what’s on the menu?

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