Ya'll, what's with the kale trend? It's so trendy that I keep having to stop myself from capitalizing the 'K'! I mean, I get it. It's quite delicious, abundant, and makes us feel warm and fuzzy in the health category. Do you ever wonder if other foods were as trendy as kale and avocados? It's… Continue reading Kale + Quinoa Salad
I made a tofu vegetable stir fry with sticky butter rice for a client today. I wrote out “peanut chili sauce for drizzling” in the menu and figured I’d figure the rest out on a whim (this tends to be a trend). I was quite pleased with how it turned out and realized, this can… Continue reading Sesame Chili Peanut Sauce
As most of you know, I'm a personal chef and make it my duty to offer personalized menus to each individual client. I have one client who prefers to have the entire meal easily accessible so that she doesn't have to worry about multiple containers. Sounds like a smart lady if you ask me! I… Continue reading Chorizo + Pineapple Farro Bowl
I’ve been on a weird hype where I have a desire to make things that are easily purchased at a mainstream grocery store. I know that includes basically everything, but I’m talking things a bit out of the ordinary. A couple weeks ago I was craving wonton soup and had a package of ground pork… Continue reading Homemade Refrigerator Pickles
My daughter is at the age where it's still novel that we carry on real conversations. Those consist of her saying things like, "I don't like monsters. Do you like monsters?" and "What'd you make for dinner, mama?" Whenever it's time to eat, I list foods that will be on her plate and she can… Continue reading What’s for dinner, Mama?