chocolate walnut cookies

double chocolate walnut cookies and the great food blogger cookie swap

Well, it’s that time of year again!  The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap – yum! yum! Love and Olive Oil… Continue reading »

fig tree


Hello from the great beyond!  Silence has never been my greatest asset, but this time it was definitely needed.  We… Continue reading »

grilled corn and feta salad

grilled corn salad with feta and mint

I don’t know about you, but I’m not ready for summer to end just yet. The other day at the… Continue reading »

shaved fennel, beet, barley salad

shaved golden beet, fennel and barley salad

Before I left for vacation, I had full intention of sending this delicious recipe your way.  But then I got… Continue reading »

blueberry gateau

blueberry gateau

When I was little I was the blueberry girl.  If there were blueberry muffins somewhere in the vicinity, I was… Continue reading »

chilled chickpea soup

chilled hummus soup with heirloom tomato relish

I wouldn’t say I’m getting wiser as the years roll by, but I’m certainly getting more patient.  When things tumble… Continue reading »

broccoli stem salad

shaved broccoli stem, fennel and apple slaw

Let’s talk broccoli today.  Actually, let’s talk broccoli stem.  You know, that part you probably always throw away when you… Continue reading »

blueberry muffins

blueberry muffins with crunchy granola topping

Blueberry muffins are my favorite.  Actually, all muffins are my favorite.  Crunchy toppings, sweet fruit fillings, no fruit – I do not… Continue reading »

black rice and cherry salad

sweet bing cherry and black rice salad

Happy long weekend to everyone!!!  It’s crazy, but now that my job is one of which I take care of… Continue reading »

noodles soba

cold soba noodle salad with sweet chili tofu

Hello from sunny San Diego!  Yes, I’m blogging from my beach chair while on vacation, but I’m tied to the… Continue reading »