Yummy Supper : FIZZY RHUBARB SHRUB

I don’t know about you, but I take immense pleasure in a good drink. Coffee is a daily necessity for me. I try to be diligent about my water intake.…

QUINOA ORZO WITH ASPARAGUS + PRESERVED LEMON DRESSING

Purchasing my first bundle of asparagus each year marks a tectonic shift in our kitchen. I feel ready to let go of heartier soups and starchy roots as I start…

Yummy Supper : FRESH GINGER TEA

I thought about sharing a decadent holiday recipe with you today. After all, this is the time of year for indulgences like Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups with Flaky Sea…

ALMOND CAKE WITH CARDAMOM + BLOOD ORANGE

A rich, moist almond cake with a hint of cardamom and blood orange zest, with a simple side of blood orange slices… yep I gotta say, this cake is really…

QUICK HOMEMADE RICOTTA + A LEMONY GARDEN PASTA

I hear the old lock click as the gate to our backyard squeaks open. Footsteps cross the gravel. The garage door springs open wide as Otis tucks his bike away…

GOODBYE 2013 + A SIMPLE ZUNI DESSERT

Every time the calendar changes I feel the weight of tucking away another year. I cannot believe 2013 was the year my babe turned 13, or that I actually finished…

GOODBYE 2013 + A SIMPLE ZUNI DESSERT

Every time the calendar changes I feel the weight of tucking away another year. I cannot believe 2013 was the year my babe turned 13, or that I actually finished…

Yummy Supper : POMEGRANATE GRANITA

Granita. I’m a sucker for sparkly jewel-toned shards of delicious ice. Light, refreshing, and super easy to make, granitas are my go-to dinner party dessert. While I do enjoy granitas…

KALE WITH JAPANESE SESAME DRESSING

Sesame dressing seems to make everyone gobble down heaps of greens with abandon. This flavorful dressing is easy to make and it quickly transforms simple blanched kale or spinach into…

FIG TARTLETS WITH HERBS + HONEY

Figs are on my mind. A quick glance out our kitchen door and you see a massive fruit tree, our very happy fig. No matter how we trim it back,…