TRAVEL

BARN

We’ve been very fortunate to do quite a bit of traveling these past few months and one of those trips included heading to Upstate New York to attend a Longhouse Food Revival. The Professor and I weren’t quite sure what to expect . . . creator and visionary, Molly O’Neill made […]

52 sundays; september 2, 2012

Seattle. I’m not sure there is a city that captures my heart more than Seattle; but then again, I was born in Seattle, grew up and lived on both sides of the mountains and I’m guessing everyone feels this same way about their own hometowns.

CHOCOLATE, COCONUT AND CARAMEL HUMMUS PASTRIES

When The Professor and I received an invite to become a ‘Sabra Tastemaker’ I wasn’t quite sure what being a Tastemaker entailed. We were already buying Sabra hummus on a regular basis and in fact, The Professor takes a scoop with some fresh veggies to campus for lunch nearly every […]

SANTA FE

I signed up for a Food-Writing-101 class on a whim back in late February thinking it would help me become a better food writer – I mean, that’s what the title says, yes? And while I understand I am capable of putting two sentences together, I’ve never considered myself a […]

LEMON THYME CAKES WITH LEMON VODKA SYRUP

For many years Anne Castle had a dream. What began as a vision took more than two years to complete when Anne left her corporate job and opened The Inn and Spa at Cedar Falls.  After 27 years of marriage, Anne divorced her husband and middle-aged, with gray hair, no […]

POM POM COCKTAIL & INN AT HONEY RUN

Visiting the Inn at Honey Run feels like straddling the fence of two very different worlds and yet at the same time balanced. One side of the fence reveals an Amish lifestyle that hasn’t changed much in more than 100 years – the other side of the fence offers the […]

MURPHIN GRANOLA & MURPHIN RIDGE INN

If you’re not careful, you might drive right past the sign that points you towards Murphin Ridge Inn; and even if you’re in a van with five other people who are looking for the same sign, you still might miss the winding road that takes you to the top of […]

52 sundays, november 6, 2011

October came and went and here we are, November 6th already; things have been a bit crazy around here the last couple of weeks and my apologies for posting our October Barn winner late . . . but wow . . . a stunning photo don’t you think? Congrats to […]