Thyme Roasted Potatoes

Thyme Roasted Potatoes

Not too long ago, I had an opportunity to see a World Record in action!  Northgate Market, Idaho Potatoes, Melissa's produce and Chef's Toys put together an amazing display of 103,600 pounds of potatoes in one place!  It was a sight to see!  Take a look through the pictures and…

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Hatch Chile Roasting Event! (and a giveaway!)

Hatch Chile Roasting Event! (and A Giveaway!)

It's that time again!  The New Mexico Hatch Chiles have arrived!  There should be a drumroll inserted here or some sort of fan-fare!  This is exciting, friends!  These gorgeous green chiles are grown in the Mesilla Valley of New Mexico and are around for a very short season each year.…

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Valley Fig Growers

Valley Fig Growers

Were there foods you hated as a kid, that you love now?  I have a few! First, were avocados.  Growing up, our neighbors had a huge tree that grew between their house and ours.  That tree sprawled it's branches over both rooftops and dropped what seemed like hundreds of green…

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Kerrygold Cheese Fondue

Kerrygold Cheese Fondue

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” ~ George Bernard Shaw, Irish Playwright.   I think Mr. Shaw and I would have gotten along quite well. The love of good food is indeed a passion. People spend years perfecting dishes. Families have spent centuries on farms, developing…

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Dubliner Cottage Pie Puffs

Dubliner Cottage Pie Puffs

Hi friends! One of my “bucket list” dreams is to go to Ireland. Something about that country just calls my name. I’m certain it’s because I’m a red-head and my favorite color is green! Beyond that, I love the history of the castles, the spirit of the people and the…

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Enzymedica Digest Gold and a Giveaway!

Enzymedica Digest Gold And A Giveaway!

Hi friends! Let's chat about something we don't normally discuss. Digestion and heartburn. We all love to eat (or we wouldn't be here, right?) and guess what? All those delicious things get digested and pass through our system. It's a normal part of the process. Occasionally some of those delicious,…

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Chocolate Chile Bark (and a cookbook giveaway!)

Chocolate Chile Bark (and A Cookbook Giveaway!)

These sweet and spicy Raspberry Ice Cream Sundaes are crazy good! Not only is the dessert great, but you could win a cookbook too! Intrigued? Keep reading! Can you believe Melissa's Produce sent me this gorgeous book, along with different types of chile peppers, Hot Hatch Salsa and Hatch Chile…

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Salmon Burgers and a Not Ketchup giveaway!

Salmon Burgers And A Not Ketchup Giveaway!

Can you believe we're almost in the middle of July? And as you may know, July is National burger month! Two years ago, my husband and I spent the summer going to one new burger place a week, trying to find our favorite local burger joint. That was a delicious…

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Brown Butter Hazelnut Birthday Brownies

Brown Butter Hazelnut Birthday Brownies

When a friend asks if I can make something for their birthday, I get excited! I love cooking and baking for people! It gives me a chance to think about creating something fun, and tailoring it specifically for that person. This week, my friend Becca is turning 50. Becca and…

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A S’mores Cookbook Giveaway!

A S’mores Cookbook Giveaway!

Every day I find new inspiration in my life! A lightbulb moment on the face of one of my students inspires me to be a better teacher. Seeing someone pay-it-forward inspires me to give more of myself to those around me. Learning a new cooking technique that I experiment with…

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