Smoky Shrimp Ribollita for #Soupapalooza


A few weeks ago, I read about Tidy Mom’s and Dine & Dish’s second annual SoupaPalooza and knew I was in. Now just what to make? Veggie & bean? Italian bread soup? Seafood stew? In the end, I decided to do a mash up of all three based on a basic ribollita recipe. Ribollita is […]

Banana Crunch Bread with Toasted Millet

Banana Bread

We’ve both been baking banana bread. Deanna and I baked then photographed separately and did a little self-critique of the photos. We are far from calling ourselves food photographers, but we are having fun – and we think you’ll see at least some improvement since last summer. Now for those who don’t care to read […]

Breakfast Rice Bowl with Dried Plums, Pears & Almonds


I’ve been on a dried fruit + whole grain kick lately so I was intrigued when a box of Sunsweet Plum Amazins showed up on my doorstep. These diced dried plums (formally known as prunes) have 50% more fiber than raisins and dried cranberries. And since they also have less sugars, they are not overally […]