Tag Archive: Inspiration

An Aperitif with a View

In my hands I hold an Aperol Spritz during dinner at a local restaurant on the island of Ios, Greece. Advertisements

Tomato Sauce

sim·plic·i·ty || the quality or condition of being plain or natural In cooking one word describes my style of cooking: simple. When I think of ingredients I enjoy keeping the integrity of the ingredient being… Continue reading

Roasting Garlic

One of my favorite ingredients to have on hand is roasted garlic. You can add it to about anything, especially if you want to get some of that sweet caramelized garlic flavor opposed… Continue reading

Flattop: Anchorage, Alaska

So far the day has been a good one. I’m surprised as to how much we saw in such a short period of time. From driving down Old Seward Highway, seeing the Wildlife… Continue reading

One Year Already?

How did that happen? I’ve been out of the country for a year already? I don’t even know what to say. I don’t feel like I’ve been gone for that long. I swear… Continue reading

How I Saved To Travel

“Stephanie, you’re so lucky. How do you afford to travel for so long?” Well first off, I don’t blame anyone for being curious as to how I made this possible. The answer is very… Continue reading

The Struggle, It’s So Real

During your travels you would hope all things go as planned. That it is so smooth you have nothing to worry about. (A little like the peanut butter I haven’t been able to… Continue reading

Goodbye Complacency, Hello Vulnerability

After leaving Charleston, South Carolina with hesitation and uncertainty, here I stood. I took a deep breath as I disembarked from the plane and walked into the JFK terminal of my final check… Continue reading

The Liebster Award

  Maybe about a week ago, I was nominated for the Liebster Award by Shannon Livewell. Thank you so much for your nomination, I really appreciate it! What is the Liebster Award? The Liebster… Continue reading

In Defense of Food

I’ve been reading a lot lately, mostly because I figured the more I read, the better I’d write. Most of the books I read pertain to food, chefs, or agriculture. Right now I’m… Continue reading