Roam to Table

The Hermitage Hotel-Nashville

Nashville is one of those iconic southern cities that has absolutley everything- incredible food scene, professional sports, historical sites, one of the nation’s leading colleges and lest we forget- The Music. When you walk around downtown, there is music piped in by speakers near all the cross walks. This is […]

Bright Lights, Emerald City

I love the Pacific Northwest. The salmon filled rivers, the tall timbers, the snow capped mountain ranges, the food, the people. But most of all, I love Seattle. Do you ever feel like you were born in the wrong place? I do. All the time. Don’t get me wrong. I […]

Southern Shrimp ‘n Grits

I know you are expecting me to post corn bread stuffing, cranberries etc. for your Thanksgiving table today, but hey- you have a ton of family coming over and you need to feed them something other than turkey this weekend, right? So- what makes people happy- shrimp ‘n grits. And […]

Baked Goat Cheese with Peppers-

First of all, apologies to my sister, Ashley, who despises peppers, but for this show stopper appetizer to serve at the holidays- peppers are a must. I first came across this recipe over 10 years ago when I began hosting little cocktail parties for the Winter Park Crew moms each […]

New England Clam Chowder

This week we’re all about everything New England . Where else should we be with Fall in full glory? What could be more fitting than a delicious bowl of creamy, chunky, peppery New England Clam Chowder. As part of my Roam to Table features, I take a dish I have […]

View from The Taj

For the last eight or so years, Hunky Hubbie and I have traveled across the country (and once across the pond) watching our kids compete at rowing regattas. One of our favorite races has to be the iconic Head of The Charles held every fall on the Charles River in […]

Friday Cocktail Hour

Last February, Hunky Hubbie and I drove on yet another Seattle to Montana road trip, but this time it was during Snowmagedon 2019. Seattle is not known for getting much snow. Just so that you understand just how bad it was, February 2019 recorded 20.2 inches of snow. That is […]