cardiff crack tri tip + the miracle grill mat

Today’s post is a bit of a two for one kind of deal – we’re trying out two products in one post today! The fine folks over at the Seaside Market in Cardiff were nice enough to send me a sample of their beautiful Cardiff Crack which is a marinated Burgundy Pepper Tri Tip.

party food and twinkie bundt cake

The next day after laser tag was the day of the party for T! It was just a small affair with Jake’s sister and her […] Read More

[recipe] dinner for a friend

Stacey recently had a birthday so I invited her and Frank over to have dinner with us. We sat in the backyard eating and talking […] Read More

[recipe] pork chops and plum sauce

In addition to those gorgeous Meyer lemons I received from Melissa’s Produce recently, also in the box were these beautiful mini plums! I hadn’t the […] Read More

lemon ginger ice box cake for alex’s lemonade stand & melissa’s produce challenge

This week I’m partnering with Melissa’s Produce and my awesome blogger friends to support this wonderful cause, Alex’s Lemonade Stand, a foundation for Childhood Cancer. I used some beautiful produce provided by Melissa’s Produce to create a simple, easy and delicious summertime dessert: Lemon Ginger Ice Box Cake! This requires no ovens so your house gets to stay cool while you prep!

cinnamon coconut oil ice cream sandwich cookies

My plan was to make my Root Beer Float cookies for the Fourth of July this year. Imagine my surprise when I couldn’t find the […] Read More

[recipe] strawberry shortcake scones with coconut cream glaze

National Strawberry Shortcake Day is tomorrow and is totally a thing, you guys. I only know of it because I was told about it but […] Read More

[recipe] one pot alfredo pasta

I wasn’t really feeling like doing a restaurant post today. My grandfather, who moved out here to live with us from Massachusetts just a month […] Read More