Trip Recap: Santa Cruz to Big Sur

Last year, we took a quick trip to California’s central coast. It had been on my list of places to visit for awhile, and I’m so glad we finally made it. The whole area is an amazing stretch of wild scenery. We soaked up blue, sunny skies and explored rocky beaches. As I type this … Continue reading Trip Recap: Santa Cruz to Big Sur

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Barbecue Pulled Chicken with Spiralized Slaw

Tangy, messy barbecue is something I crave every so often. I especially love the contrast of the tender meat with a fresh and crunchy slaw. Winter demands comfort food, and although this fits the bill, there are plenty of fresh vegetables to round it out. First, the barbecue pulled chicken: I made a homemade BBQ … Continue reading Barbecue Pulled Chicken with Spiralized Slaw

S’mores Tart with Whiskey Chocolate Ganache

My mom loves all things s’mores. I happen to agree that they are quite delicious, so when coming up with a dessert for her birthday, I knew that I wanted to create something that was a riff on the classic campfire treat. This was the end result: a classic graham cracker crust, whiskey chocolate ganache … Continue reading S’mores Tart with Whiskey Chocolate Ganache