Saturday, September 19, 2020

Watermelon-Elderflower Margarita

Last summer was pretty idyllic for me. I did some traveling, was in a new relationship and had a new social circle. The latter...
Heirloom Tomato Salad

Baby Heirloom Tomato Salad

It’s simple. It’s tasty. It’s pretty. And it’s healthful. There’s really no reason not to make it. My local Trader Joe’s has had packages of...

Miso Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs are a divisive food — people either love them or hate them; I haven’t seen much middle ground. We’re not even in...

Blood Orange Margarita with Elderflower

I’ve always been intrigued with blood oranges. For some reason, the blood oranges have been especially dark and sweet this year. Maybe they like...

Pasta Carbonara with Ramps

Ramps. Ramps. Ramps. The best thing about spring is ramps. Because I grew up in the Southwest, I had never even heard of ramps....
Spicy Watermelon Salad

Spicy Watermelon Salad

Most things I cook and recipes I create are either inspired by something I’ve seen or tasted, with my own take on it, or...

Tortilla Soup

My dad calls it taco soup. Whatever he wants to call it, I’m obligated to make it every time the family gets together. I...

Grilled Peaches and Burrata

This dessert was inspired by a plate; I’ve heard of this happening with chefs and thought it was weird, until now. I had discovered...

Onion Rings Two Ways

A friend had a small fryer sitting around and thought I might like to have it. She thought right. Years ago, my roommates and I...

Cauliflower Soup

I’ve always been a big soup fan. Even growing up in Arizona, in the middle of summer, I had been known to enjoy a...