Make this: Savory Goat Cheese Tart with Roasted Heirloom Tomatoes & Jalapeno Honey Drizzle

Savory Goat Cheese Tart with Roasted Heirloom Tomatoes & Jalapeño Honey Drizzle |

When’s the last time you felt completely refreshed and ready to conquer the world? It’s been a while for me, but I’m there now. I had my first no-laptop vacation in over three years last week, and I’m like a new woman. It’s tough carving out an entire week of no work when you’re self […]

The Traveling Locavore: Woodberry Kitchen in Baltimore

Whole wheat pastry from Woodberry Kitchen in Baltimore |

Last month when the James Beard Foundation handed out its annual awards, the award for the Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic region went to Spike Gjerde of Woodberry Kitchen in Baltimore. Knowing I had a trip to Baltimore planned soon, I made a reservation for brunch at Woodberry Kitchen.  It was definitely the right move to make. […]

Traveling locavore: Alexandria, Virginia

Historic Alexandria Virginia |

Earlier this month, I did a quick overnight trip to Alexandria, Virginia. I needed to get away by myself – away from my desk, away from my house that this winter has kept me cooped up in so often, and away from the day to day. I threw a few things in a gym bag, […]