Sesame Strawberry Salad

There are so many smells I love in the kitchen — homemade bread, freshly cut pineapple, any sort of roasting garlic — mmm, the list goes on and on…  But if I were ever forced to pick an absolute favorite, there would be no contest.  My answer would be...

Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Every time I return home to Wichita to visit my folks, it’s a “must” that we pay our traditional visit to Saigon, one of my favorite hole-in-the-wall Vietnamese restaurants downtown. Within about 2.2 seconds of placing our order, they always whisk out my favorite appetizer – fresh spring rolls....

Feta Avocado Salsa & Pita Chips

You know those people who always go to a restaurant and order next to nothing, just so that they can fill up almost completely on chips (or bread) and dip???  Yep, pretty sure I’m one of them.  (Although I make it a point to always thank the waiter/waitress with...

Blueberry Zucchini Bread

Blueberry Zucchini Bread

Somehow I’ve returned home from the farmers’ market every week this summer with a truckload of zucchini. And after weeks of stir-frying, grilling, sauteeing, and roasting them up into all sorts of yummy creations, realized I hadn’t yet made any zuch bread this summer! So I decided to try...

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