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RUSTIC APPLE TART

RUSTIC APPLE TART

  Are you a pie lover like moi? There have been times lately when I just can’t muster the energy to make a full-on, traditional pie; a time during which I look to the mighty Galette.  Ask a true Frenchie and they will explain that […]

Rustic Baked Eggs with Veggies

Rustic Baked Eggs with Veggies

  I love eggs with all of my heart. But sometimes I find myself needing to get out of the Frittata/scramble arena, and make an egg dish with a bit of flare! This dish was born out of that necessity and paired with a desire […]

Casting and Cooking

Casting and Cooking

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Photo: Jeff Hickman www.fishtheswing.com

Learning to cast a fly-rod is one of my earliest childhood memories.  Dad used to set up a hula hoop in the yard and have my sister and I cast our line into the hoop. What was once a fun lawn game, has now become a lifelong love for our whole family (casting into the water now, of course), and I will be forever thankful for dad’s self-proclaimed ‘hula hoop casting game.’ Fly-fishing is so popular around the world, that you would be hard-pressed to not find a guide in your area.  The first and only step (more…)

Visualize brunch.

Visualize brunch.

  There’s something about a crisp Spring day that just make you want to get cozy and make a delicious brunch.  But then again, you’re hearing this from someone who can basically find any excuse to make brunch…seriously.  “Oh, your dog just barked? Great, why […]

Picnic Love.

Picnic Love.

Is it picnic season yet? I think it’s getting close, which means that it’s time to start dreaming up some creative picnic ideas.  There’s no exact recipe for a picnic, in my opinion.  It’s a fancy way to say “get some food, and go outside.” […]

Down to Earth Bowl.

Down to Earth Bowl.

 

Hiking fuel that doesn’t take like gruel? Yes, please.  This super earthy bowl stemmed from a desperate need for a healthy, fueling breakfast before going on a hike one day.  I was fresh out of oats, and ran out of time to heat anything up…so I went to the pantry, the fruit bowl, and the fridge to see what could be thrown together. The goal before any (more…)

Super Seedy Carrot Salad

Super Seedy Carrot Salad

  When a good friend shared this recipe with me a few years back, I had a salad epiphany of sorts. The term itself, “salad,” conjures sour faces attributed with dieting, iceberg lettuce, and unmanly cuisine. (side note: I love me a wedge salad. Moment […]