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    The last few weeks of summer mark the highly-anticipated fig season.  Fig season is the …
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  • LIFESTYLE
    Greetings from Portugal!  It dawned on me recently that I hadn’t taken an email-free, …
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  • DRINKS
    Fall is just around the corner, but I am savoring every bit of summer with …
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  • PASTA
    Confession: in the last couple of months, I have cut down my meat consumption to …
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    What’s a galette? Galette is pie’s chill cousin. Let’s be honest: sometimes …
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  • SHOP MY KITCHEN

    Crunchy Garlic Tortilla Strips

    These quick & easy Crunchy Garlic Tortilla Strips make for the perfect garnish or pre-dinner snack (I can’t be the only one who gets hangry…

    Roasted Chicken Stuffed with Wild Rice

    My mom recently visited Alec, the dogs, and me in San Francisco.  We relaxed at home, celebrated Alec’s passing of the Bar, and (my favorite)…

    Vegetable Wild Rice Blend

    Since I cook dinner most of the week, I am always thinking of quick, healthy sides to prepare. One of my favorite versatile sides to…

    Carrot Pupcakes

    While I love to cook food for people, I adore making treats for my dogs. Whether it’s an easy broth or a sweet treat, I…

    Chocolate & Coffee Biscotti

    When it comes to desserts, there are two flavors that are truly a match made in heaven: chocolate and coffee. The chocolate’s sweetness is enhanced…

    Holiday Gift Guide 2018

    The holiday gift guide is here! The holidays are fast-approaching, and it’s safe to say you don’t have a ton of time in your busy…

    Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

    While I am a savory gal, I will never turn down a chocolate chip cookie. I love them all — the crispy ones, chewy ones,…

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