Pine Needle Tea

Adventures in Foraging: Pine Needle Tea

I don’t want to let my inner hippie shine too brightly right now, but I am a firm believer that Pachamama (Mother Earth) provides you with exactly what you need at the time you need it most. Case in point: it’s the middle of winter. […]

Karv Dinner

How To Make An Easy Weeknight Dinner with Karv

This post was sponsored by Karv. All thoughts and opinions are my own. There are times when you can revel in the kitchen. You know, really immerse yourself in the minutia of preparing a complex, time-intensive recipe. Then there are those times when you just […]

Karv Meal Kit

5 Reasons To Try Karv

This post was sponsored by Karv. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I recently got to sample some meat from a relative newcomer to mail order meal kit scene, Karv. Their mission seems to be pretty straightforward: deliver superior meats that make cooking healthy […]

Cardamom Coffee

Cardamom Coffee

If you a looking to spice up your mornings a little bit, do I have a treat for you: cardamom coffee. Cardamom coffee is enjoyed by several countries in the Middle East. By simply adding a few green cardamom seeds to your coffee grounds, you can impart […]

Sun Basket Steak

Sun Basket Meal Kit Review

This post contains affiliate links Prior to this post, I had no experience to speak of when it came to mail order meal kits. I guess I never had the inclination to try one because there is a part of me that thoroughly enjoys the whole grocery shopping experience.  […]

clam chowder

Mrs. Kirby’s Clam Chowder

Let me begin by saying that I have no idea who Mrs. Kirby is. Actually, that’s not true–I do have an idea. She was my great-grandmother’s neighbor when she lived on 8th Street in Philadelphia in the 1950’s. Legend has it that Mrs. Kirby made the best […]

Paleo Planet

Spiced Turkey Drumsticks & Paleo Planet Review

Sometimes Paleo cuisine gets a bad wrap for being little more than variations on bacon and lettuce. It’s great to see someone take it to new and exciting culinary territory, as in the case of the recently released Paleo Planet cookbook. Written by Becky Winkler of A […]

Spatchcocked Chicken with Root Vegetables

Spatchcocked Chicken with Root Vegetables

Spatchcocking is a fancy term for a simple technique–splitting a bird in half and and cooking it flat.  I was expecting there to be some sort of unique and brilliant history behind the word’s origin (it seems to conjure up images of ancient bearded warriors sitting around a moonlit […]

Lamb Sausage and Spinach Scramble

There’s something special about a good breakfast in the company of a good friend. A few weeks ago, a long-time friend came to visit me in Atlanta. We went through all of high school and college together. Let’s just say…we’ve seen some stuff. It was great […]

Salmon Stuffed Avocados

Salmon Stuffed Avocados

We all know that avocados are the best. They’re soft. They’re creamy. They’re loaded with good fat. Their pure deliciousness can enhance a wide range of dishes. But what happens when the avocado itself becomes the dish? Good things.  There’s more than one way to stuff an avocado; […]