Root Beer Braised Short Ribs

Sometimes things happen for a reason. It’s simple serendipity. I walked into the grocery store one afternoon to pick up one pineapple. I’ve been really into juicing lately. Pineapple, clementine, kale, and parsley juice has become an early morning ritual. After picking up the pineapple, I walked past the meat counter and waved at the … Continue reading

Peanut-Ginger-Garlic Noodle Salad

I just love noodle salad with peanut-ginger-garlic sauce. It is really tempting to purchase it from the prepared foods section at the grocery store for a quick dinner, and I used to do just that quite often. Then one day I read the ingredients from a particularly good version, and I realized I had all … Continue reading

Muir Glen Reserve Kit Giveaway

(Photo courtesy of Muir Glen) The first time I tasted Muir Glen Organic canned fire roasted tomatoes, I could not believe how much more flavorful they were compared to canned regular tomatoes. Ever since then that is the only brand I buy. One of my favorite dishes to make with fire roasted tomatoes is chicken … Continue reading