Tag: Recipes


Nut Brown Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Did I mention one of my recipes was published? No?? Okay, well.. Just over a year ago I moved back to San Diego after 7 years elsewhere. To be completely honest, I dreaded it. The San Diego I remembered was one as an underage scene kid who knew nothing more than all ages venues and […]

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Chicken Chili con Cerveza

How do I not have a million different chili recipes on here? I genuinely don’t think there’s any other dish I cook as regularly as I cook chili – we’re talking once a month if not once a week. I might be obsessed?? Everyone has a favorite dish that makes the world just a little […]

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Framboise and Champagne

Last week got away from me. Work was busy, life happened, and then I blinked and it was the start of a brand new week. Where does the time go?? All of the things I meant to do never got done. Oops. So I took today off. I love working at a job where I […]

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Chocolate Stout Cream Pie

Chocolate Cream Pie is for indulging. While it may not be an every day recipe, it is the perfect ‘treat yo self’ pie. It’s rich, creamy, and oh so satisfying. There are only two things that can make it better, a) stealing bites out of the fridge for breakfast and b) beer. While it may […]

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Beef Heart Salad with Blood Orange Vinaigrette

This recipe is my ode to February, the month of Heart Health and Valentine’s Day. While living in San Francisco, my Valentine’s Day tradition consisted of pillow fight flash mobs, beer, and action movies. There was nothing romantic about it.. and I liked it. Then I moved to Austin which meant no more beating up […]

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Handyman Collins

If ever there were an appropriate post-yardwork cocktail, this would be it. Four ingredients make up a simple and refreshing drink that’s still strong enough to make any day better. The original cocktail is the genius creation of Adam Bryan, a mixologist in the ATX whom I used to bug whenever I had a hankering for […]

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