How to Make an Amazing Poké Bowl

Poké is one of my favorite things, but being in landlocked Idaho means I don’t have a lot of places to find it. So I make it! And maybe it tastes better because of that. Poké has historically been made with tuna, but now people are using all kinds of fish for it. My personal […]

Panzanella - Tuscan Bread Salad

A couple weeks ago, Jules called me up and gave me the news. “Well,” she said, “my thyroid numbers are now completely in the opposite direction to where my doctor says I have HYPERthyroidism, instead of hypo.” Being a husband who loves his wife, I immediately assumed this meant she was going to die and […]

I love Fall, and it seems like our weather knows Fall has arrived, because pretty much over night we’re all wearing jackets and the leaves are jumping off their branches. Every year when the weather changes, I just get so excited. From October to December, we have my birthday, Halloween, our anniversary, Julia’s birthday, Thanksgiving, […]


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