Thai (inspired) Noodle Soup

So when I need inspiration, I hit the books - recipe books, that is. I have fewer recipe books than you'd think, though. Once I discovered internet recipes and Pinterest, there was no turning back. But there are several I hang onto with beautiful pictures that I turn to for ideas. And this past Friday [...]

Baked Squash with Spicy Bulgur Pilaf Recipe

I volunteer every month for an event called Produce On Wheels With Out Waste (POWWOW), and come home with bushels of food as a thank you. The event allows foods that may not be pretty enough for the market or are leftovers to still get to people who are in need. The event allows you [...]

Seasonal spices: Heating up your summer palate

Well, it’s officially summer! And as the Arizona summer season gets underway, the sun is scorching and the temperature gauges are pegged at too hot to compute. While we’re all breaking out the ice water, our food should actually be getting hotter and spicier. Wait, you’re thinking. What did you just say? Yes, you read [...]