Mexico City + RECIPE: Super Simple Street Tacos

Two months ago I took the most beautiful, freeing, serendipitous, dreamy adventure I had been on in nearly a decade. On a whim (or rather on a flight deals website), my old college travel bestie Michele and I  booked a vacation together after my farming season was mostly wrapped up. The entire trip budget: $700….

Entertaining Theories + RECIPE: Build Your Own Spring Roll Party!

I have two very distinct theories on entertaining. Theory number one is that parties are for spoiling guests. I want them to walk in the door and get a home brew thrust into their hand immediately. I want good music playing and good smells coming out of the kitchen. In this theory I will probably…

Local Education

This past week, I had one of the best meals of my life. And not only did I not cook it, I didn’t even take one picture to show for it. I’m so sorry. I’m a terrible blogger. But honestly, I was way too busy devouring and learning to even remember that my camera, er,…

Dinner Party + RECIPE: Hummingbird Cake

My sweet little Carrot man decided a few days ago (post schnitzel dinner) that we needed to have a dinner party.  And we needed to make that schnitzel!!  Mr.Carrot was so amped about it because it was something he could make and something he could make well. (I’m always the one cooking for people and…