Turning 40…Wait…WHAT!?

Life really does seem to go by in the blink of an eye. Turning 40 seems to have a magical hold over people. Some fear it, while others greet it with excitement. I fall into the latter group. I’m a firm believer that age is simply a number. I’ve met people who were 90 and…

Easy & Delicious Scones Anyone Will Love

Baked goods are delicious pieces of heaven. With the wide variety of textures and flavors to choose from the world’s cultures, it’s hard to find a favorite. One of my all-time favorites has to be the traditional British scone. They don’t have to be fancy (although it doesn’t hurt), but they have to be done right…

Mama Neville’s Lentil Soup

Hi, I’m Jason and I am not a soup eater. That’s right, even in the coldest months of the year I will usually avoid soup. I don’t know why, but there are very few that I can actually sit down to at dinner and enjoy. Some of them include my mother’s chicken noodle soup and my…

The Best Gifts are Homemade and Edible!

Just in case you’ve missed it, the holidays are here!  From the week before Thanksgiving (early grocery shopping) to Christmas Day evening (cooking dinner) I never seem to stop running.  There’s cookie baking, decorating, shopping, mailing, wrapping, Christmas cards (taking the family photo with the pets seems to take an hour or two by itself),…

An Attempt to Remake One of My Favorite Food Memories

I first had a version of this recipe during a trip to Boise, Idaho at the Bittercreek Alehouse (www.bcrfl.com/bittercreek). I loved it so much that I made a special trip through Boise a year later on my way to Seattle with my wife (yes, it was that good). This is my version and it really is…