Healthy Start with Som’ Good


    Ok. I’ve been away from this space for so long that I am sure no one is reading this, unless one of my […]

Hannah’s Pork Dumplings


 My little sister, Hannah, spent over a year living in Thailand after she got out of college. (I know, so jealous!) But at least I […]

Real Southern Greens


There is a place in Tucson called May’s Counter that has great fried chicken and waffles. I mean, being from TN, I was surprised at […]

Fried Okra


Fried okra. This is how you do it, or this is how I used to do it, before I got a super-power-mega-hulking “Gordon Ramsey” professional […]

Mom’s 60th Birthday and Blackberry Crumble


Shmowgsa! That is what I call her. But it comes from Moogsa, which came from Moogie, and I’m not sure what was before that in […]

Got a Date?


Oh, law school, sometimes you are the bane of my existence. I have had almost no time to cook lately. Last year, when I still […]

tempura squash blossoms w/ calabacitas


This recipe is an equal mix of my Southern heritage and my current Southwesterm clime. Fried squash blossoms are a tradition in the South, and […]

Fig-Crusted Duck


Our supper club has been doing some really great stuff lately. We have even been getting some press, but most importantly, we are meeting a […]

Easy Avocado Hollandaise


For our last Monsoon Supper Club, we decided to do a brunch, and it was really fun to plan. We had to choose from about […]

Savory Goat Cheese Ice Cream and Bananas Foster


Bananas are a hard sell for some people. I like them in smoothies, but I’m not a huge fan of just eating them plain. I’ll […]