Steakhouse Salad with Grilled Rib Eye and Balsamic Vinaigrette

Steakhouse Rib Eye Salad with Aged Balsamic Vinaigrette #recipe via

A steakhouse-style salad recipe complete with homemade balsamic vinaigrette and herbed croutons, grill-seared rib eye steak, crumbly cheese, and outdoor dining. The end of the year is a whirlwind of papers and projects sent home that are currently occupying every inch of the living room rug and the entire dining room table. There are bubbles […]

Simple Honey Lime Chia Dressing for Fruit Salad

Honey Lime Chia Fruit Salad #recipe via

Chia seeds add a delightful crunch to this easy honey and lime fruit salad recipe. My house is deliciously quiet. I crave quiet. I enjoy the sound of a spoon scraping the bottom of a bowl, of the faucet turning on, the water rush, how it pings in the metal sink. It’s the first time […]

Homemade Caesar Salad {Dressing} with Baby Kale

Simple Homemade Caesar Salad Dressing #recipe via

An updated Caesar salad recipe with extra vegetables and tiny baby kale tossed with a homemade Caesar dressing and topped off with Big flakes of Parmesan and buttery croutons. There is a taller clone on the other side of the counter from me. I hand her a cutting board and knife and push a leftover […]

Thai Green Mango Salad

Thai Green Mango Salad #recipe via

A crisp and refreshing Thai salad made with unripened (green) mango, mung bean sprouts, red pepper, and plenty of cilantro. The door opens inward, pushing against the rolled up towel that sits at the bottom attempting to block out the raw boreal wind that whips by on the other side. The cold air pushes into […]

Honey-Roasted Cauliflower with Pine Nuts and Crispy Sage

Honey-Roasted Cauliflower with Pine Nuts and Crispy Sage #recipe via

A recipe for a honey-roasted cauliflower dish with crispy sage, pine nuts that would be a wonderful addition to any holiday meal. Mine was a childhood of frozen vegetables. While salads, cucumbers, tomatoes, fresh garden green beans, and plenty of cut-from-the-head broccoli (always with cheese sauce) were available during summer months, the staple winter dinner […]

Thai Yellow Curry Coconut Rice with Vegetables

Thai Yellow Curry Coconut Rice Recipe |

A quick and easy vegetarian dish incorporating Thai yellow curry spices and fragrant coconut rice together with fresh seasonal vegetables and herbs. August is breathing hot and sticky on my neck behind me, reminding me of all that needs to be accomplished within just 30 short days. Salmon-colored post-it notes are strewn across the surface […]

Quick and Easy Pink Pickled Radishes

Quick and Easy Pink Pickled Radishes via #recipe

Pickle fans will fall over themselves in glee for these pink-hued radish pickles. The recipe take minutes to get in the jar, and then they’re ready for all the things that deserve a pickle. The aluminum on plastic runners squeals crisply, and I hear the screen door rubbing along its track. Wet feet slap the […]