An Ode to Bacon

I know, I know…does bacon really need any more love?  One could say bacon is the new kale, or…would it be the other way around?  Is kale the new bacon?   Bacon, in all it’s glorious forms (I’m looking at you, prosciutto and pancetta!) is my nomination for Pantry Staple MVP.  And, by that I mean,…

A Burger to Adore

It may be that my brain begins eagerly anticipating the weekend, on Tuesday… or, it could be that despite living in California, Memorial Day still signals a green light to fire up the grill more regularly.  or, it could be that I’m just strange and food-obsessed. For the past two weeks not a day has…

It’s the Season

Compote.  [kämˌpōt]  fruit preserved or cooked in syrup Don’t let the stodgy image that comes to mind when I say “compote” discourage you from reading on, because folks this compote is as lively as food gets.  One of my favorite things each season is finding (some might say obsessing over) a recipe for a homemade…