when a friend hands you lemons

My friend Heather recently moved from Boise to San Jose and while most of the time I’m not envious at all, the times I am almost always have to do with the beautiful produce that she has easy access to.

when a friend hands you lemons

My friend Heather recently moved from Boise to San Jose and while most of the time I’m not envious at all, the times I am almost always have to do with the beautiful produce that she has easy access to.

ginger-chicken meatballs with spinach

It might be spring but while the days are longer and warmer, there is still a nip in the air when the sun goes down that calls for soup. Not chili or stews that are full of long-cooking meats and veggies. Something a

ginger-chicken meatballs with spinach

It might be spring but while the days are longer and warmer, there is still a nip in the air when the sun goes down that calls for soup. Not chili or stews that are full of long-cooking meats and veggies. Something a

spring veggie farro risotto with poached egg

It’s spring in Idaho which means we can run a trifecta of weather – sun, rain, hail – all in a 15 minute span. It’s still a time for comfort food but with first glimpses of veggies that indicate that the season is

spring veggie farro risotto with poached egg

It’s spring in Idaho which means we can run a trifecta of weather – sun, rain, hail – all in a 15 minute span. It’s still a time for comfort food but with first glimpses of veggies that indicate that the season is

carrot cake baked oatmeal cups

It was a Saturday morning, I had the house to myself and it was raining. Any of these things alone might elicit the need to bake, but collectively they left no doubt. I pulled up a recipe on Shape magazine’s

carrot cake baked oatmeal cups

It was a Saturday morning, I had the house to myself and it was raining. Any of these things alone might elicit the need to bake, but collectively they left no doubt. I pulled up a recipe on Shape magazine’s

crabless cakes with hearts of palm & corn

I know this is a food blog and all, and generally speaking everything posted here should (and does) taste good, but I have to say, these crab less cakes are one of the best things I’ve made in a long

crabless cakes with hearts of palm & corn

I know this is a food blog and all, and generally speaking everything posted here should (and does) taste good, but I have to say, these crab less cakes are one of the best things I’ve made in a long

taking stock… twice

I love roasted chicken. Everything from the golden skin to the juicy meat; the leftovers good hot or cold; the way it makes the house smell comfortable. I also love that it’s not just good for a first go around

taking stock… twice

I love roasted chicken. Everything from the golden skin to the juicy meat; the leftovers good hot or cold; the way it makes the house smell comfortable. I also love that it’s not just good for a first go around

pumpkin shrimp curry

As the weather is starting to warm up, it’s almost time to bid adieu to the root veggies of winter so this recipe that uses both butternut squash and pumpkin, plus all the warming spices like ginger, curry and cayenne,

pumpkin shrimp curry

As the weather is starting to warm up, it’s almost time to bid adieu to the root veggies of winter so this recipe that uses both butternut squash and pumpkin, plus all the warming spices like ginger, curry and cayenne,