Rose’s Luxury – An Opportunity Missed, but a Recipe Gained

I was actually hanging out along the outer fringes of Washington D.C. (Vienna, VA to be exact) when I saw Bon Appétit‘s tweet heralding their top Hot 10 2014 restaurant picks. I immediately zoned in… Continue reading

Charleston, stop 4 – Two Boroughs Larder

I apologize for the bit of back-and-forthing lately between my two blogs. Depending on the post, I often feel some stories flow better on one blog than the other. I also find it… Continue reading

Watermelon & Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho with Lump Crab

I’m clearly hanging onto the last days of summer for dear life … and this refreshing soup is proof. Several weeks back I had the opportunity to visit Driftwood Southern Kitchen in Raleigh,… Continue reading

Blueberry Yogurt Loaf – Where did the summer go?

I’m not sure where I’ve been the past few months, but suddenly I’m home from travels and I’m wondering where I’ve left my summer. I can’t seem to find it anywhere. I’ve laid… Continue reading

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