Oh, Summer.

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Before:   After: MAMA. Quick Cherokee Tomato Salsa: * 3 Cherokee tomatoes, pulsed quickly in a food processor * 1 small jalapeno pepper, minced * 1/2 small white onion, finely diced * 1/2 cup fresh cilantro * juice from half a lime * salt * 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil In a small saucepan, […]

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Hey summer, this whole heat thing you have going on right now ain’t cool with me, but since our garden beds supply free flowers for every single room in the house, you’re forgiven. Now, about some rain….  

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A Toast To the Allegris

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Our sweet friends Nick and Carly got married a few weeks ago in the Dominican Republic. They gathered on the sandy beaches with close friends and family, said their “I do’s” and became man and wife. Insert “AWWW.” Friday night they hosted a most badical reception at Boulevard Brewery, complete with scrumptious BBQ from Oklahoma […]

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Thai Pork Salad with Cellophane Noodles

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I’m feeling good. My house is clean. Our trees are trimmed. My hair is brushed. There’s a 60% chance of rain tonight. This calls for champagne! For the rain chances you guys, not my brushed hair. Well, actually…..never mind. Anyway, Matthew Collins came over today for round deux of the Great Food Shooting Campaign Celebration […]

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Black Bean and Tempeh Tostadas

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How many times have you read the word “tempeh” and thought, “riiight, that has to be a typo.” Or how many times have you heard someone say the word “tempeh” and you’re all, “excuse me, temp what with what hay?” Or how many times have you seen actual packaged tempeh at the market and thought, […]

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Shrimp Mosca

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A couple of weekends ago, Aaron and I met up with our dear friend Sunny, her two turbo-sprouting boys, and her sweet mom for lunch. I sat next to her mom, and while Aaron entertained the boys and Sunny skimmed the menu, I got the chance to really catch up with her. As we got […]

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