Forget the fact that it’s well past Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and even New Year’s. My love affair with pumpkin is here to stay. When cooler weather arrives there is nothing better than a big pot of chili. This is the perfect healthy (hello, Vitamin A) and hearty dish with a creamy thickness from the pumpkin that is oh-so-savory!
This is my version of Indian Garam Masala in the most simplified way possible. If your trying to warm your soul (or clear your sinuses) on this cold winter day than this is the recipe for you!
Ceviche was something I was looking forward to eating in Ecuador. It’s often disputed that ceviche’s birthplace is either Peru or Ecuador so it’s hard not to find it, and order it, from any given menu. This Ecuadorian style shrimp ceviche took me back to the week I spent on the Galapagos Islands. It’s so easy and delicious!
My sister Alli has a way with animals. I wouldn’t go so far as to say she’s a horse whisper – anyone that knows her knows she’s been bucked, thrown, broken a foot, dislocated a shoulder, suffered a concussion and had to undergo wrist surgery due to miscommunication with these four-legged friends. I guess that’s […]
Growing up, when Mom was out of town Dad offered two options on the dinner menu: Tony’s frozen pizza or Kraft Mac & Cheese mixed with canned tuna (gross, right?). My dad has greatly expanded his culinary expertise since then, but we actually considered these meals a treat. Boxed dinners were a rarity in our […]
You don’t need to track down hard to find ingredients to make great tacos. In fact, you probably shouldn’t. Tacos are a perfect way to use up leftovers and clean out the fridge. I start with a protein, then layer on the flavor with fresh produce, cheese or even jarred condiments. I love making tacos […]
I am in desperate need of a vacation. It was about this time my sophomore year in college one of my best friends from Kansas and I set off for a 5 week adventure in Italy… Part 2. My sister had exposed me to this beautiful country two years prior, and I was obsessed. Traveling […]