Dinner

Thin and Crispy Fig, Jalapeño, and Salami Pizza

Thin and Crispy Fig, Jalapeño, and Salami Pizza

My husband and I started fostering dogs from the Humane Society earlier this year as a way to help us heal after our dog, Brea, passed away in 2015. She died suddenly, so it took us a long time to get over the shock and […]

Spicy Chicken Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Spicy Chicken Loaded Sweet Potatoes

If you’ve read my previous blog posts, you know that food and cooking are very meaningful to me. This recipe for chicken tinga, a type of shredded chicken in a spicy chipotle and tomato sauce, is particularly special. It’s also one of the easiest and […]

Garlicky Grilled Shrimp and Raw Oysters with a Chive Blossom Mignonette

Garlicky Grilled Shrimp and Raw Oysters with a Chive Blossom Mignonette

Grilling season is upon us, so I wanted to share an easy and elegant grilled meal that makes use of one of my favorite things about spring: chive blossoms. I started growing my own chives in containers about two years ago, and I was delighted […]