The Gin Breeze: A Coconut Water Cocktail

A drink on the deck

These unseasonably warm spring days make me crave a crisp, refreshing, icy cocktail. And as my first blog post after having a baby, I thought a cocktail would be very fitting.

Recently my husband drew my attention to coconut water, which is the liquid inside of a coconut. . . . → Read More: The Gin Breeze: A Coconut Water Cocktail

The Perfect Appetizer

Are you looking for a tasty bite for your next gathering? How about one that does all this:

Pairs well with a cocktail Is salty, sweet and earthy all at the same time Will please the crowd Is easy to make Also inexpensive to make Uses ingredients you might already have on hand Can be . . . → Read More: The Perfect Appetizer


A jar of freshly made ghee

You’ve probably heard of clarified butter or drawn butter. But have you heard of ghee? I would like to take this moment to make a formal introduction.

Ghee (pronounced like Geek without the k) is a variety of clarified butter commonly found in India and surrounding countries . . . → Read More: Ghee-licious

Chocolate & Avocado

Chocolate & Avocado

After an experiment at a wedding with a disassembled California Roll and a chocolate fountain, my friend Sam had an epiphany: chocolate covered avocado treats! After all, avocados are one of his favorite foods. It’s a good fat, you know. This is all my way . . . → Read More: Chocolate & Avocado

Ratatouille, My Way

Ratatouille emerges out of the perfect storm of vegetables. As least in my house. It’s never something I plan on making, it’s a dish that makes itself evident based on the particular combination of vegetables. When I suddenly realize that I’ve got squash, onions, peppers, tomatoes, and lastly an eggplant, I know it’s . . . → Read More: Ratatouille, My Way