Tucson, Arizona

We’re back from Tucson, slightly tanner and rounder than when we left. Both of which are signs of a good getaway spent cuddling, singing and driving with the top down. What follows is not meant to be an authoritative guide. It’s simply a rundown of what we ate and did. […]

Catalina Foothills

Egg Cups Piquant

Egg Cups Piquant

These eggs baked in a mayonnaise and cheese sauce are an ultra-luscious breakfast best served on a day when you have time for a nap. If you want to jump to the yolk-filled goodness, just click here. Hello from Tucson friends!! We’re here, tucked in the Catalina Foothills, eating all […]

Baked Buttermilk Chocolate Donuts

Buttermilk gives these ultra-chocolatey donuts a little bit of tang. Baking saves the mess (and calories) of frying, which obviously means you can have two. And while the chocolate ganache topping is optional, it’s certainly worth the extra step because it gives these cake-like babies a smooth lushesness. Jump to […]

Chocolate Buttermilk Donuts

Pork tacos at Tacos Chuckis in Seattle

Tacos Chukis in Seattle

Truly affordable tacos are the ultimate in South Lake Union lunch fare. But really, all I needed to say was tacos. Because in my book, if you need a reason to check out any restaurant, there’s no better one than tacos. Tacos are like the Hellen Keller card in Cards […]

Braised Roast in Tomatoes and Garlic

A long, low braise turns a well-marbled piece of meat into a succulent roast swaddled in tomatoes and garlic cloves. It’s a small ingredient list, but it packs one heck of a flavor punch for a dinner that’s sure to wow guests and comfort loved ones. Jump to the recipe. […]


This salad gets its unctuous factor from creamy avocado and roasted sweet potato. There’s a bit of luscious tang from the garlic-packed lemon dressing. It’s loaded with protein rich quinoa, chicken, and cashews for a meal that’ll stick with you.

Cuban Kale Protein Salad Bowl 1

Creamy avocado and roasted sweet potato are paired with protein-rich quinoa, chicken, and cashews to give this make-ahead salad the kind of tasty goodness that keeps you satisfied throughout the day. Jump to the recipe. Somewhere between defrosting dinner and fitting in an extra 15 minutes of cardio – I […]