Banh Mi Hot Dogs with Sriracha Mayo

Banh Mi Hot Dogs with Sriracha Mayo

I've been slacking here lately. I know. Part of it is because we've been busy, and part of it is because I have so many garden veggies that I'm just making the same summer veggie staples over and over and not venturing out to anything new. Lots of tomato sauces, zucchini gratins, grilled veggies and salads. When it comes to summer veggies, it seems the simpler the better, but simple doesn't require fun recipes. The other night we fried some of our fresh garden potatoes in duck fat and they were the best thing ever. We spent the 4th of July weekend in San Francisco and Sonoma wine country … [Read More...]

Healthy Pumpkin Zucchini Bread

Healthy Pumpkin Zucchini Bread

I’m so proud. This bread is made with FOUR ingredients that Nick and I produced… sort of. The zucchinis, of course, are from my garden. Zucchini and summer squash season is in full swing and I’ve got them coming out my ears again. We were so sick of summer squash by the end of last… 

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Greek Tortellini Salad

Greek Tortellini Salad

With a high of 106 degrees today, I don’t really care what season the date says it is… it’s full-fledged summer out here! With summer comes BBQ’ing and grilling season, cookouts and picnics. I bet you’ll be asked to bring a side dish to at least one event in the near future. Well… this is… 

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Spiced Lentil Dal with Cilantro Yogurt

Spiced Dal with Cilantro Yogurt

I used to think I hated Indian food and curry. Then I slowly grew accustomed to curries via Thai food, and I was eventually brave enough to try Indian food again. Guess what? I liked it! Though I will admit there are still some Indian flavors that are not my favorite, I’ve definitely found a… 

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Thai Steak Tacos

Thai Steak Tacos

Happy Monday! How were your weekends!? Mine consisted of lots of yard work (and garden work… I have tomatoes coming out my ears!), with a few awesome hiking views thrown in. The view from Moro Rock in Sequoia National Park, if you’re interested. I didn’t do any cooking this weekend, but lucky for you guys… 

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Tomato, Herb and Goat Cheese Quiche

Tomato, Herb & Goat Cheese Quiche

TGIF… And here’s to this weekend being better than last! We planned to spend a super fun long Memorial Day weekend down in San Diego, but then Nick got sick with a stomach bug. It was not super fun. Not even a little bit fun. So it won’t take  much for this weekend to be… 

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Baked Halibut with Chorizo Butter and Cheesy Grits

SRC: Baked Halibut with Chorizo Butter

Happy Memorial Day everyone! We’re celebrating today with an all new Secret Recipe Club post! Members of the Secret Recipe Club are assigned a blog each month. Who has who is a secret until reveal day (today!). The mission is to choose a recipe from the assigned blog, make it, and share it! This month… 

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