Category Archives: Food

Lemony iced rooibos

I hope that everyone is having a good week. It is hot, hot, hot in Utah this week. My survival strategy includes running as early as possible, and then hiding from the sun all day while drinking cold beverages. This … Continue reading

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Weekend Inspiration

It’s going to be a hot, sunny weekend here, so I’m looking forward to lots of time outdoors.  Utah is unusually green after a wet spring, so we have fantastic scenery.   Last weekend we went camping at Bear Lake. Check … Continue reading

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Smoky, spicy roasted sweet potatoes 

Roasted sweet potatoes are a dinner staple around here. Often, we wrap them in foil and roast them whole, but sometimes I like to mix things up a bit. These are tossed with olive oil and generously spiced. The smoky, … Continue reading

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Best Pizza Crust

Have you been looking for the secret to the amazing pizza crust you enjoyed in Italy? 00 flour! Unlike American all-purpose flour, 00 flour is a very finely ground, low protein flour that creates a strong, chewy crust. This means … Continue reading

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Weekend Inspiration

   Happy Saturday! I can’t believe that another week has come and gone…it is almost half way through June! I had a busy week full of work and hot, sunny runs. I moved my long run to Friday this week … Continue reading

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Plum Thyme Pie with Rye-Butter Crust

This must be dessert week… Last weekend was a busy one for me, and it included lots of opportunities to bake. I made this pie for a bbq on Sunday, and it was fantastic! Last summer I made these blueberry … Continue reading

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Olive Oil-Cacao Nib Gelato Sandwiches with Chocolate Rye Cookies

Rich, creamy, delicately flavored ice cream  sandwiched between chewy, chocolate-y cookies might just be the best thing that ever happened to dessert. In my not-so-humble opinion, home-made ice cream is the ultimate summer indulgence. There is something special about ultra creamy, … Continue reading

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