Salsa eggs with avocado

Salsa eggs with avocado

Tomato season is over, but I’m still hooked on salsa eggs. Topped with fresh cilantro and avocado, it’s a power breakfast. Here’s how you make it. Toss about 1/2 cup of your favorite salsa into a skillet. Get it really...
Pumpkin Walnut Cookies

Pumpkin Walnut Cookies

What is this, a recipe?? Oh…..right this is a FOOD blog. Not a ‘what’s going on in Rachel’s head’ blog. So I have for you a recipe. As the holidays approach I can’t help but have mixed feelings about all...
Gazpacho, a cold summer dream

Gazpacho, a cold summer dream

When I first heard about gazpacho, I thought it was something that only vegetarians and health food extremists would eat. Um, cold pureed vegetables? Yeah, no thanks. I started eating solid veggies at 10 months of age. But people just...
Fennel and Fish with sides from the farm

Fennel and Fish with sides from the...

We’ve been members of Millsap farm’s shared agriculture for 4 years now. Getting involved with a crop share has changed a lot about how we view food. We had to learn how to cook new foods- and each year we find something new. I...
Giardiniera: A jar full of garden

Giardiniera: A jar full of garden

I’m certainly not Italian. Which would explain why I had never heard of Giardiniera. See its pronounced Gee-arden-era. Like a jar full of garden. Or a garden in a jar. I think so anyway……maybe I should ask an Italian. Or...
Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

This pie was out of this world. Awesome. My dad made it because he is the dessert king! Every time my parents go on vacation, my Dad gives me the “report” on all the great food they ate. Sometimes it’s more memorable...