We finally did it. We broke down and gave into the Instapot craze. It always seemed like a fad that would just go away, but about two years after the craze, they’re still selling like hotcakes. And Jake couldn’t take it anymore. He claimed he was the only one at work without one. So under… Read More Instapot Southwestern Chicken Stew
It’s March! I keep on hoping for spring to just pop-up anytime now, so I’m trying to get into the spirit of lessening the heavy winter food, clothes, all of it. It’s still pretty chilly here in Seattle, but flowers are beginning to bud anyway and that’s always a good sign. For a litter healthier vibe… Read More Clean Spring Bars You Can Eat
At Thou Mayest Coffee Roasters in the Crossroads District of downtown Kansas City, go for the coffee, but stay for the cocktails. When I was there recently sitting at the bar, I watched the bartender making a delicately beautiful drink, so of course I had to ask him what it was. Turns out it was… Read More Move Over Saint Valentine, St. Germain Is My Valentine
I’ve never had a summer that I didn’t want to hold onto until I could milk every last warm drop out of it. Sunsets, produce, nights out, road trips… they all just seem to be better in the summer. I’m not hating on the other seasons, I actually like having all 4, the impending change… Read More Summer isn’t over yet, quit talking about it like that. The peach cobbler can hear you.
It’s summer. Finally! Time to bust out the citrus. Cake that is. If I liked dump cakes, I would call this a “dump” cake. But I don’t, so I’m not going to. But that is literally all you have to do to make this- dump in two ingredients. It is kind of a miracle… Read More Lemon Angel Cake. In two easy steps.
When I don’t see the sun for multiple cold days on end, and I leave work every night in the dark, it has a serious affect on my optimism level. Trying hard to not succumb to the winter blues, live simply, and eat more whole food gets hard this time of year. Because all I… Read More Winter Meatloaf to counteract your Valentine’s sugar crash
By the time January is here, my denial about winter turns into a strong dislike of the color grey. Why is everything grey in January? While the end of the latest “polar vortex” sweeps out into the Atlantic, it’s still winter, and it’s still cold. Unless you live somewhere warm and fabulous, and if so,… Read More It’s cold. Make soup.