Dessert · Salad · sweet

Sunflower Fruit Salad

This time of year is the best for fruit. Pears, apples, citrus---they're all exceptionally sweet around this time every year. My grocery store even starts to carry the more exotic fruits like dragonfruit, star fruit, persimmon, and papaya. Pomegranate is fills the shelves. Fresh cut fruit trays are abundant.' It's the perfect time to make… Continue reading Sunflower Fruit Salad

entree · Salad · turkey

Cranberry & Pecan Turkey Salad

While I was at Trader Joe's the other day, I found this little pre-packaged sandwich in their ready-to-eat section. It was turkey, cranberry and pecan salad with arugula on a wheat roll---and it was FANTASTIC. The only thing I didn't like: celery was on it. If you know me, you know celery is my archnemesis.… Continue reading Cranberry & Pecan Turkey Salad

beef · pork · slow cooker · Squash September

Farmers Market Stew

Bachelorette party was a success! My friends and I traveled down to WinStar casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. That's a sprawling casino and resort near the Oklahoma-Texas border. I had never gambled before, but I was in the presence of one of the best gamblers (my friend Jordann). My best friend drove up from Austin, and another bestie from… Continue reading Farmers Market Stew