First world problems: Spending too much money on food

February 1, 2016 Hello, it’s me. Its officially one month in of this new year, 2016. Not so new anymore. So how did I do with my handy dandy budget for food this month? Effing horrible, that’s how. I pretty much doubled what I budgeted for and might I add there were no envelopes used…

Quotes on love by Martin Luther King, Jr.

In honor of one of my most favorite social justice heroes, Martin Luther King, Jr., I’m sharing some of his quotes on love, because of course this blog is about love. The bottom line is love is the answer. If we would base all our actions in love, I think we would live in a more peaceful…

2 years ago today…

There must be something about the day after Christmas because 2 years ago today was the last time I posted anything on this blog. Here I am again, the day after Christmas, without an idea as to when the last time I posted was until I logged on. In short, I’M BACK!!! I’m not going…

Mini grilled cheese and tomato soup

After an afternoon of shopping – groceries, Christmas gifts, and the like – I decided to go with an old standby for a quick dinner. I don’t know if you can tell from the picture but those are baguette sized slices of bread and that’s a dessert bowl – you know the kind you would…

What is this gnarly thing?

Who can guess what this highly underutilized vegetable is??? I have a great recipe that I got from the New York Times with this thing as an ingredient. Any guesses? I

CSA Cooking: Choco Chip Chipotle Zucchini Bread

Originally posted on Small World Supper Club:
Are you ready for this? So….here’s what happened. We were in search of some homemade ice cream while we were in Vancouver (naturally). The hunt led us to a little shop called Edible Canada. But this wasn’t your typical cheesy souvenir shop. This was chock-full of delightful gourmet…

Success! Cheesy Potatoey Goodness

  Success!  I have conquered scalloped potatoes au gratin and am inspired to make them again – but better! I would  definitely add more cheese on top because I like them to be a little more cheesy and a more substantial “crust” on top. I am thinking about putting in some finely chopped oyster mushrooms…

Pizza and wine night with crazy good caramelized onions

Friday was screaming to be pizza and wine night and that’s exactly what it became. I decided to get fancy and caramelize some onions to put on the pizza and oh-em-gee they were good! I usually prefer fresh veggies on my pizza but the caramlized onions with the hot Italian sausage was so effing good….

Smoked salmon bagels

In addition to yummy sticky buns, my mom also made my favorite breakfast: bagels with smoked salmon, cream cheese, and capers. She also added thinly sliced shallots, tomato and arugula. So freaking good!