Broccoli Salad

Broccoli Salad

We are coming into broccoli season, which is a great time to consider throwing together a broccoli salad. I read somewhere years ago that if you replaced all the breads and carbs you eat for breakfast each morning with raw cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, and the like) that it would change your life. Hmmm… That’s […]

Artichoke

Artichokes

It’s artichoke season! It’s artichoke season! Hooray! I get a little giddy this time of year. What an awkward thing artichokes are to cook and eat but WOW so delightful. Do you ever think about how someone figured out how to prepare and eat certain foods? I think about that all the time. And certainly […]

Breakfast cupcake

Breakfast Cupcakes

  A few years ago, a new product burst on the scene that I found immediately intriguing and desirable… The breakfast cookie. Dessert for breakfast? Sign me up! Oh my goodness I think I am in love! I set out to create something that could be baked at home. A dessert for breakfast… Sweet yet […]

Roast Chicken

I Didn’t Believe Roast Chicken Could Taste So Good

Roasted chicken is one of those common dinner staples in our home. We have it probably once every 2 weeks, easily. We actually never had it when I was growing up, which is weird, because my brother and I were frequently exposed to some relatively daring meals as far as kids’ dinners go… Like shrimp […]

Purple cauliflower and borage by the front door

Unlikely Garden – Roasted Romanesco

            Unlikely garden Do you have that fantasy where you are perfectly coiffed, stress free, and cooking some delightful meal (there is no mess in my version) all calm and cool? Then, as you sip your espresso (or wine!), and toss your head back, laughing, at the glorious-ness of the […]