shrimp ceviche.

A few weeks ago, I was thinking about all the trips I’ve made to Phoenix through the years, and more importantly, the incredible eating experience I have every time I visit. The first stop was a brilliant little brunch spot, and I always ordered the ceviche because it wasn’t something readily on menus around here.Continue reading “shrimp ceviche.”

nicoise.

The best salad there is. Great for summer, and winter, and every time in between. I always add different ingredients, depending on what I have on hand, but a few things are always the same: seared tuna, homemade champagne caper vinaigrette, hard boiled egg, steamed green beans, and red potatoes. It’s a dream. What’s yourContinue reading “nicoise.”

caramelized shallot / greek yogurt.

You know how there are plenty of things not worth making at home? That don’t reap homemade rewards? Like my brilliant little project this winter to fret under the endless cutting of tiny conversation hearts? Well, onion dip does not fall into that category of its not better than the store bought. It is. ThisContinue reading “caramelized shallot / greek yogurt.”

misshapen dinner.

They key to incredible homemade pizza is three things: homemade dough, fresh ingredients, and a pizza stone with the oven cranked up to 500 degrees. This was an easy weeknight meal for me; a white pizza with olive oil, fresh basil, heirloom tomatoes (which I quickly roasted in the oven with olive oil, salt, andContinue reading “misshapen dinner.”