Tag: Recipes


Smoked Porter BBQ Sauce & Grilled Chicken

I finally bought a DSLR! Why on earth did it take me so long to do that?? The day I started this blog I knew I needed to upgrade from ye olde point and shoot. We eat with our eyes and the 6 year old Lumix wasn’t doing the deliciousness justice! Yet, somehow it kept getting […]

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Nut Brown Peach & Blackberry Pie

Growing up, my mom let us pick out what we wanted for dinner on our birthday. I always asked for the same thing: boysenberry apple crumb pie from Julian Pie Company. I’m not sure if it’s the boysenberries that are just sweet enough, the perfectly flakey and buttery crust, or just good ol’ fashioned nostalgia […]

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Double Stout Molasses Ginger Cookies

I’m not one for sweets, despite being raised by a Father who found every candy store on every family trip. And while I may not have inherited his love of sugar, I did inherit his love of all things maple or molasses flavored. I can’t get enough. Luckily, maple is a prominent ingredient for breakfast […]

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Grilled Corn Salad with Black Beans, Limes, and Cotija

It’s finally warming up in San Diego!! Which means it’s grilling season and I could not be more excited. A couple of weeks ago my work held a during the work day BBQ with grilled salmon (first cured in Trippel, no less). They requested everyone bring a side dish to share, but absolutely no store bought […]

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Chipotle Bison Sloppy Joe’s

Nostalgic dishes are among my favorite. It’s so hard to go wrong with a ‘comfort’ food that reminds you of your childhood. The other great part about this dish? It’ll feed a family. No joke. I fed four people dinner and still managed to have leftovers that lasted through through the weekend (and then some). […]

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Summer Mango Shrimp Salad with Red Hook Wit

I’ve been wanting to feature guest posts for awhile, but have yet to find the courage to ask anyone as I still consider myself new to the blogging scene. Lucky enough, Alissa from Cooking with Surly reached out to me for a cooking with craft beer recipe exchange. A fellow cooking with craft beer gal, […]

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