How to Roast Hatch Green Chiles

How to roast hatch green chilies

It was a bittersweet weekend around our household.  We lost a dear furry friend, but also spent days surrounded by loving friends and family – much of that time was spent cooking and eating. Food is comfort.  Food is love.  And, preparing food is therapy. So I got my hands dirty cleaning sweated Hatch chiles […]

Enjoying the Fruits (and Vegetables) of Summer

farmer's market fare - heirloom tomatoes, zucchini, onions, beets

I love this time of year.  It brings back childhood memories of running through late-summer orchards, eating ripe peaches from the tree and not caring that the fuzz tickled and that juice was running down my face and neck. My home town was the epicenter of fruit-growing in Utah.  The road, two blocks from my […]

Roasting red peppers for a creamy spice bazaar-inspired soup

Moroccan carrot and red pepper soup

Spicy, bright, and good enough to eat every day! At least, that’s according to my husband, who likes this soup so much he’s taken it to work with him each day this week. Carrots were on sale and the snow had finally hit the mountains after several sunny weeks – soup seemed appropriate.  But what […]