Though I’m sad that summer is almost over, it’s fun to celebrate the warm months by looking back at all my favorite dinners. This year, it is a mix of new dishes and old favorites. Tuna Pasta with Crispy Capers The original recipe for tuna pasta can be found in my favorite cookbook, License to...Continue Reading
For a while now, our family has been on a mission to find the best lettuce cups. I’m not sure why – maybe because lettuce cups are a refreshing treat in the hot summer, they are healthy or Luke likes anything that resembles a taco. Regardless of our motive, we have found a number of...Continue Reading
In our household, dinner rarely goes according to plan. Even if I am diligent about planning, inevitably I forget something when I grocery shop. On this particular occasion, however, I had two specific recipes in hand as I set off to the market; and still things took at unexpected twist. This month’s Bon Appetit has a number...Continue Reading
Warm weather has arrived, school is out and tennis season is in full swing. As I mentioned earlier in the week, getting dinner ready for the family before match time can be challenging! Fortunately, though, in our Boise league, we get treated to a wealth of delicious snacks after team play is complete. A few...Continue Reading
I tried lots of great new concoctions and recipes this year. As part of my annual Favorite Things series, today I will share my favorite new main dishes of the year. Yogurt-Marinated Grilled Chicken from Bon Appetit I found this recipe in Bon Appetit. I often marinate the chicken while it’s thawing to enhance the...Continue Reading
I hope you enjoy Starting from Scratch, my second book, published each week online, one chapter at a time. Before the book’s final publication, I hope to sprinkle readers’ thoughts, opinions and advice throughout. After all, you each have helpful systems and solutions in the kitchen worth sharing. In addition, for each section, I’m food...Continue Reading
What are “My Stories?”
War stories. Case studies. Opinion pieces. Writing samples.