How to make vibrantly healthy, incredibly yummy, gluten-free, and vegetarian simple grilled eggplant with tomatoes, peppers, basil, and feta. It's the best way to enjoy the flavors of summer! | Tasting Everything http://tastingeverything.com

Vibrantly Healthy Grilled Eggplant with Tomatoes and Feta

  Is there anything better than having a summer garden?   Nope! There’s absolutely nothing better than that! Being able to throw together a simple meal filled with sun-warmed and perfectly ripe tomatoes and eggplant just minutes after harvesting them is one of the most beautiful pleasures life has to offer. Naturally vegetarian, always gluten-free, and […]

How to make deliciously cool and creamy homemade ranch dressing (gluten-free, refined sugar-free, vegetarian, and incredibly yummy!) | Tasting Everything

Deliciously Cool and Creamy Homemade Ranch Dressing

  What could possibly be better than a sunny and warm early summer afternoon filled with family, chilled wine, and cool and creamy homemade ranch dressing with a rainbow of crunchy raw vegetables?   With family unexpectedly in town for a few awesome days (or as long as we can convince a certain someone to stick around…), we […]

Homemade pancetta!! It's a success | Tasting Everything http://tastingeverything.com

Happiness & Homemade Charcuterie

  What a fantastic couple of weeks around here!   It’s so fun getting busier and busier as the days get warmer. I’ve done a ton of cool events lately, including some great meals at a couple of wineries, I put together some meals for very exhausted new parents who are so happy and grateful not to have to deal with […]

Incredibly easy parsley tea! A simple use for extra parsley that's full of vitamins and antioxidants and even reduces bloating! | Tasting Everything

Super Healthy Cleansing Parsley Tea: Fresh Tea Leaves for Health!

  There’s a parsley bush in the backyard. Seriously. It’s like a short, squat, and dense privacy wall. The cat is using it as a fortress from which to ambush vagrant birds.     Parsley is one of those herbs that is fantastic to have around, but easy to have too much of. It’s usually inexpensive to […]

Top 5 gluten-free dinner ideas for a gorgeous winter day! | Tasting Everything

Top 5 Easy Gluten Free Recipes for a Beautiful Winter Day!

  The sun is shining and I can’t decide what to make for dinner tonight!  I need some great gluten free recipes. Seriously: it’s 66° today and it looks like it might get to 75° tomorrow, while back in the land of snow and ice where I spent most of my life, it’s 36° and will […]

The Last Pepper Harvest of the Summer

Hot Sauce: or, My Favorite Magical Elf

Hot Sauce: How to Identify a Truly Awesome Human I have a serious thing for hot sauces.  It’s sort of a hot, burning, passionate, stomach-turning, skin-flushing, I-can’t-live-without-you, I-need-to-put-you-in-my-face sort of affair.  Generally, I buy the stuff three or four bottles at a time. I can’t get enough of it and I could never picture trying to […]

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What a busy week!!

It has been a crazy week around here! I have been working with customers nearly every day. It’s harvest time here in Napa, so there are a lot of wineries who are having chefs come in for the afternoon to cook meals for their hard working employees! I have been lucky enough to have a […]