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The $3 kitchen uni-tasker I adore

The $3 kitchen uni-tasker I adore

I’m a gadget minimalist in the kitchen – thoroughly in the camp that believe a sharp knife is all you really need. However, there is one lone kitchen uni-tasker, that for approximately $3, is worth every penny to me. No, I’m not talking about a […]

Weeknight Honey-Dijon Salmon

Weeknight Honey-Dijon Salmon

I have been meaning to share this recipe with you for ages now. I’ve probably made it 10-15 time in the last year. I’m sort of surprised that the hubs hasn’t started to complain, because I rarely make anything with this much frequency – but […]

Spicy Garlic and Herb Pizza Sauce

Spicy Garlic and Herb Pizza Sauce

Hi loves!!! It’s been a little while – we have much to discuss!

First, let me catch you up on the life stuff.

I am absolutely loving life as a beer rep. In addition to meeting lots of new, awesome people, I’m the first to know about and try new beers plus every hour/day/week is completely unique which suits my ADD tendencies just right.

I have to say it is a bit tougher these days when I am living beer all day to come home and write more about beer.  But, I love it! So I’m just going to make it work! In fact, I’m working on a post about my lessons learned in these first six months since taking the leap. I think you’ll find it eye opening to what the beer biz is really like. Back in June I really thought I knew a lot and boy was I wrong. (more…)

Basic, Easy-Breezy Chickpea Hummus

Basic, Easy-Breezy Chickpea Hummus

In our household we have a pretty serious hummus addiction. We’ll buy one of those giant party tubs and a bag of pita chips, and poof! Demolished in under a week. Mike, aka ‘the hubs,’ literally eats it a cup at a time. Then I discovered how ridiculously […]

Citrusy Olive Tapenade & Stout Bread {Chef CollaBREWation #2}

Citrusy Olive Tapenade & Stout Bread {Chef CollaBREWation #2}

The other night when Chef Dan and I were prepping our St. Patrick’s Day feast, we whipped up this simple, yet glorious tapenade as an appetizer. It was an unplanned, throw a bunch of stuff in a food processor kind of thing – but it […]