“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”

-J.R.R. Tolkein

Souper Yummy Paleo Thai Coconut Soup

Souper Yummy Paleo Thai Coconut Soup

The evenings are brisk, and trees are beginning to turn. We have a few more days until fall’s official beginning, but is it really ever too early to make soup? Ok, maybe I’m getting ahead of myself, but I promise this soup will work on warm and cold days alike and is perfect for the late days of summer.

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Gluten-Free Gnocchi. It’ll Change Your Life.

Gluten-Free Gnocchi. It’ll Change Your Life.

Truthfully, I was hardly around for this whole gnocchi event. Stan and I had two friends over and while Stan cooked, one friend (who is also a photographer) photographed. And I took the other friend to our courtyard to drink wine with me. Don’t worry, I’m a writer, which means I’m also an investigator/researcher who can’t make things up, thanks to the internet. I’ve done my homework and asked Stan all about the process. Plus, I was there at the end of the gnocchi making. Most importantly, I was there for the eating part, cause this stuff was dern good.

How to Make Sausage at Home: An Interview

How to Make Sausage at Home: An Interview

My husband, Stan, and his brother, Harry, made sausage… from scratch… in our kitchen. I like didn’t even know normal people could make sausage. Don’t you have to wear a butcher’s hat and a big, white, stained apron? Apparently not. So, while on a plane, I cornered Stan, and had him answer these questions for me. In other words, I interviewed my husband… cause why not? So here it goes…

The Newlyweds Make Birria

The Newlyweds Make Birria

After three days at a resort in Cabo, Mexico, it was time to meet what the locals eat. So, we nearly killed ourselves crossing the highway, then caught a bus to Cabo San Lucas. The bus unloaded onto the main plaza by a marina lined with boozy brunches and bus boys still mopping last nights parties off the floor. Along the marina was a boardwalk swarming with Mexican sales people, “Amigo, would you like to go on a boat ride? Amigo, snorkeling? Amigo, whale watching?”

Paloma: the Margarita’s Classy Cousin

Paloma: the Margarita’s Classy Cousin

On our honeymoon in Mexico, we discovered Palomas. Refreshing like the first jump in the pool on a hot day, they’re perfect to have with spicy food or on a lazy Sunday. I was never a huge fan of tequila, but have recently fallen in love. Plus, as a friend pointed out, tequila is made from agave rather than grain (like most other liquors). So instead of making you feel chubs and tired, it’ll make you feel like bouncing off the walls and jumping on the bed… or is that just me?

read more
Souper Yummy Paleo Thai Coconut Soup

Souper Yummy Paleo Thai Coconut Soup

The evenings are brisk, and trees are beginning to turn. We have a few more days until fall’s official beginning, but is it really ever too early to make soup? Ok, maybe I’m getting ahead of myself, but I promise this soup will work on warm and cold days alike and is perfect for the late days of summer.

read more
Gluten-Free Gnocchi. It’ll Change Your Life.

Gluten-Free Gnocchi. It’ll Change Your Life.

Truthfully, I was hardly around for this whole gnocchi event. Stan and I had two friends over and while Stan cooked, one friend (who is also a photographer) photographed. And I took the other friend to our courtyard to drink wine with me. Don’t worry, I’m a writer, which means I’m also an investigator/researcher who can’t make things up, thanks to the internet. I’ve done my homework and asked Stan all about the process. Plus, I was there at the end of the gnocchi making. Most importantly, I was there for the eating part, cause this stuff was dern good.

read more
How to Make Sausage at Home: An Interview

How to Make Sausage at Home: An Interview

My husband, Stan, and his brother, Harry, made sausage… from scratch… in our kitchen. I like didn’t even know normal people could make sausage. Don’t you have to wear a butcher’s hat and a big, white, stained apron? Apparently not. So, while on a plane, I cornered Stan, and had him answer these questions for me. In other words, I interviewed my husband… cause why not? So here it goes…

read more
The Newlyweds Make Birria

The Newlyweds Make Birria

After three days at a resort in Cabo, Mexico, it was time to meet what the locals eat. So, we nearly killed ourselves crossing the highway, then caught a bus to Cabo San Lucas. The bus unloaded onto the main plaza by a marina lined with boozy brunches and bus boys still mopping last nights parties off the floor. Along the marina was a boardwalk swarming with Mexican sales people, “Amigo, would you like to go on a boat ride? Amigo, snorkeling? Amigo, whale watching?”

read more
Paloma: the Margarita’s Classy Cousin

Paloma: the Margarita’s Classy Cousin

On our honeymoon in Mexico, we discovered Palomas. Refreshing like the first jump in the pool on a hot day, they’re perfect to have with spicy food or on a lazy Sunday. I was never a huge fan of tequila, but have recently fallen in love. Plus, as a friend pointed out, tequila is made from agave rather than grain (like most other liquors). So instead of making you feel chubs and tired, it’ll make you feel like bouncing off the walls and jumping on the bed… or is that just me?

read more

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