One cookbook, two girls, and a windowless apartment

  In a tiny, windowless apartment in a Colorado mountain town, my roommate Monique and I taught ourselves how to cook. We would each pick a few new recipes to try out every week. It was a magical time, forged a lifelong friendship, and gave me the confidence to not only cook, but co-create inContinue reading “One cookbook, two girls, and a windowless apartment”

Recipe: Squash Flower Quesadillas

  Have you ever had so much zucchini or summer squash you thought you would drown in the abundance? Well, if you have this problem, you just might be interested in this recipe. It was my go to dish when I eat in Oaxacan markets. Simply divine! South of the border in Mexico, squash flowerContinue reading “Recipe: Squash Flower Quesadillas”

Eat your rhubarb!

The summer is heating up (literally, as it is about 92 degrees today!) , and I am thinking of new recipes for all of those yummy  fruits and veggies that come along with the long summer days. Rhubarb grows prolifically here in the Inland Northwest of Washington, and admittedly, it is one of my favoriteContinue reading “Eat your rhubarb!”

Inspiring R*E*C*I*P*E*S: Cucumber-Basil Limeade Popsicles

It gets steamy hot here in the Inland Northwest, and what better way to cool off than with a tasty treat using farm fresh produce? We had this as a sweet treat for CSA (community-supported-agriculture) members who came to our home at Urban Eden Farm yesterday to pick up their share of fresh goodies fromContinue reading “Inspiring R*E*C*I*P*E*S: Cucumber-Basil Limeade Popsicles”

Inspiring: R*E*C*I*P*E*S Georgia Jean’s Famous Potato Salad

“If you want to understand any woman you must first ask about her mother and then listen carefully. Stories about food show a strong connection. Wistful silences demonstrate unfinished business. The more a daughter knows about the details of her mother’s life – without flinching or whining – the stronger the daughter.” -Anita Diamant, THEContinue reading “Inspiring: R*E*C*I*P*E*S Georgia Jean’s Famous Potato Salad”