Do the Twist

Do the Twist
Remember the Play-Doh Fuzzy Pumper Barber and Beauty Shop crazy hair growing set from the 1970’s? Well, after two years of collecting dust on the shelf, I finally whipped out my spiralizer and flashed back to the 70’s while making zucchini noodles. Fun times! Check out my food column in The Daily Sentinel for more details….

Culinary Reads: “Kitchens of the Great Midwest” by J. Ryan Stradal

Culinary Reads Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal
You may have seen, heard or read some of the hype surrounding the One Book, One Mesa County book selection this year. If not, you should look in to it. I was excited to hear that the book for 2016 was a culinary read — “Kitchens of the Great Midwest” by J. Ryan Stradal — and could not think of a better selection to draw people together than a book about food.

For the Love of Lavender

For the Love of Lavender
When many people think of lavender, they envision purple flowers, soap, oils and candles. When I think of lavender, I think lemonade, cookies, and creme brûlée. No surprise right?