These last days of August might send everyone into back-to-school mode – including my peeps – but the calendar and the farm markets are still all summer. All the time. Yes, apples are starting to peep their way into our (reusable) shopping bags but our bae, corn, is still giving us plenty of good → Hungry for more?
Quinoa 101 – What is Quinoa? Quinoa is a wonderful thing…once you figure out how to pronounce it, so let’s start there. Keen-wah. Keen-wah. Now you try…Perfect! Quinoa is an ancient grain. Nope, despite the fact that quinoa is referred to as a whole grain, it’s actually a seed of a plant called goosefoot. → Hungry for more?
I know how to party. Seriously, when I’m not sharing tips, tools, techniques and recipes here, it’s my job. IRL I own a personal chef service and in the 12 years since I started I’ve helped hundreds of clients entertain at home and I’ve seen and cooked it all. A cocktail party paying homage → Hungry for more?
Cucumber and tomato are a summertime staple around here. My husband would eat cucumbers in some form or fashion with every meal if he had his way. And I can’t blame him. They’re crisp, refreshing and cool and with just a pinch of salt and pepper they’re the perfect warm weather snack. Growing up, → Hungry for more?
Stir-fry is king queen in my kitchen, especially on busy week nights when dinner often takes second (or third) place behind work and homework and after school activities (and exhaustion). They’re quick and a great way to make the most of whatever’s hanging out in your fridge or pantry. You can mix up your → Hungry for more?
Summer lovin’ had me a blast. Like this Coconut Ice Cream. Summer lovin’ happened so fast. Seriously, this coconut ice cream can be chillin’ in your freezer in about an hour. I kid you not. Tell me more…Tell me more… Remember the movie Grease? Adult actors playing 1950’s high school kids all spun up → Hungry for more?
I see you, Rio. Hosting these Olympics like a boss. With your Ipanema and your medals and your Copa-Copacabana (the hottest spot north of Havana) and such. And let’s not forget your Cachaça and Caipirinhas. Cachaça…Caipirinha Cachaça is a Brazilian alcohol made from fermented and distilled fresh sugarcane juice and the hallmark ingredient in → Hungry for more?