Seared Chicken with Garden Kale and Tomatoes

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You guys, I left the house 3 times today. In this unimaginable heat. What kind of an idiot am I? I’ll tell you what kind. 1) One that needed to see her new friends at a posh foodie shoot in the plaza. 2) One that needed to explore a new vintage shop for knick knacks, […]

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Blue Corn Posole

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Earlier this summer my parents took a vacation via car, making a round-trip excursion through Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Kansas, then back to their home state of Arkansas. While in New Mexico I constantly bombarded their phones and Facebook pages with frantic, “OMG GET ME CHILES!! NO SERIOUSLY, GET ME SOME CHILES!! DID YOU GET […]

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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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