Crab Louie BLTA

One of my favorite perks of summer is the seemingly endless bounty of fresh produce that is harvested daily from backyard and community gardens. So when I get my hands on a basket of plump, juicy, vine-ripe tomatoes that are literally exploding with flavor, I guarantee there’s a stack of bacon, lettuce, tomato, avocado and toasted bread in the imminent future! It just so happens that…

Sriracha-Orange Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Have you ever googled yourself? I’ve always surmised that doing such a thing might be a very slippery – perhaps calamitous slope. I mean what if those skeletons who’ve been rattling away in my closet actually broke free without my knowledge?! Well, this morning with my cup of coffee in hand, I finally mustered up the courage to give that…

My Favorite Things – 2

  I love receiving notices about new posts from awesome blogs which I subscribe to. One such blog is titled ‘Authentic Luxury Travel’. Now, while my budget these days has eliminated most things ‘luxury’, I still love to live vicariously through others whose travel budgets are, well, bigger. Writer and trip planner Elizabeth Hansen has a lovely way…