Food Finds – Crushcraft Thai Street Eats, Dallas, TX

*I visited Crushcraft way back in July and am just now getting it on the blog. This one is quite wordier than my usual blogs, but this place made such a wonderful impact… Continue reading

Food Finds – Driftwood Southern Kitchen, Raleigh, NC

It pays to know people, especially people who can put you on some pretty good food. If I’ve learned anything since embarking on my quest for exquisite sustenance, it’s exactly that. We all… Continue reading

La BRASA Boston & Daniel Bojorquez’s Honey-Butter-Grilled Chicken Thighs

I never head out on an adventure that leads me away from my tiny, northern Arizona town without putting my nose to the grind-stone and doing some heavy-hitting culinary research. Part of that comes… Continue reading

Nashville-Style Sweet and Spicy Chicken

My dogs have completely lost their patience with me, and I don’t blame them. They are spoiled dogs, so please don’t call up the ASPCA just yet. They are adored, worshiped, snuggled, coddled,… Continue reading

Buckwheat Crêpes

A couple posts ago, I’d mentioned one weekend where I went totally nutballs and tried THREE kitchen techniques which had either stymied me or that I was afraid of trying because the recipe… Continue reading

Sweet Onion “Crack” Dip

What do a girl from Vietnam, a boy from a cattle ranch in northeastern Oregon and a food nerd from Arizona have in common? Apparently we’re gigantic people pleasers. I’ve known this about… Continue reading

Eggs Benedict with Meyer-Lemon Hollandaise

I’ve been a traveling girl for several weeks now, and this past weekend I was home for the first time in over a month and craving my kitchen. When I think about blogging,… Continue reading


Recently, I posted a pic on my Facebook page of one of my latest cooking appliance acquisitions: a Takoyaki pan. Folks were perplexed. “What the heck is it?” they asked. “Oh, nothing much,”… Continue reading