grilled miso salmon

Happy Sunday all! I hope everyone is doing well, staying safe and cooking up a storm like we are. Since the Illinois stay-at-home order was extended through May 30th, I’ve decided to pick up a few new hobbies in my ‘spare’ time to keep me positive and staying […]

smoked fish + cheese party

A tasty dinner party idea featuring smoked salmon, white fish, trout, cheddar, gouda, manchego, feta and more! Oh man guys, this was a yummy, yummy day. As one of our ongoing culinary adventures with friends D & Laura (remember our from scratch pastrami party?) we decided we should […]

from scratch pastrami party

This dinner party has cured and smoked pastrami stacked up on homemade rye bread with wonderfully funky sauerkraut we fermented. Oh, what a night. I am so excited to share this super fun dinner party we had with our friends D & Laura. We have so many foodie […]

white pumpkin + banana bread

This twist on banana bread is a great way to make a fun, tasty, seasonal Halloween treat. It is MY season dudes! Black cats, goblins, hocus pocus and all of that. While I’ve had some hurdles in the decorating department (we’re going through a slightly wacky front porch […]