• Food
  • Dill Tzatziki

    Dill Tzatziki

    Often served with grilled meats, tzatziki offers the quintessential flavors that get me craving Greek food. In fact, there are variety of similar yogurt-based dips and sauces from throughout the Mediterranean and Middle East. Serve this version as a dip, a sauce for meat skewers known as souvlaki, or dive right in with some pita. […]

  • Food
  • Summer Bruschetta

    Summer Bruschetta

    As we head into summer, everything takes sweeter and brighter. Now is the perfect time for bruschetta, simply dressed toasts that highlight the chopped produce piled on top. Classic bruschetta features chopped tomatoes, garlic, and basil, but I take it one step further by adding strawberries into the mix. Marinated with the rest of the […]

  • Food
  • Vegetarian Corn Chowder

    Vegetarian Corn Chowder

    With many corn chowders relying on bacon or chicken stock for extra flavor, they don’t meet the needs of vegetarians or anyone who is eating mostly plant-based meals. Since I always prioritize flavor, rest assured that this version is just as satisfying. For a decadent finishing touch, I top it with crispy fried basil. A […]

  • Living
  • Grow Something

    Golden Beets

    Small, and sometimes secret, spaces make the best spots for growing. Acres of fields have their vast beauty, but I have always been drawn to the figs peeking out of a city garden or the potted olive tree. The most flavorful produce is often grown right where you live. It’s hard to get much more […]