Category recipes

The 40/40 Experience

At the same time I decided to go refined sugar-free for “lent” I also committed to a 40 day yoga challenge. I was already attending classes 4-6 times a week, and with the reward of a free unlimited month pass & three workshops after successful completion, I was sold. All I had to do was show up […]

Sweet, Sweet Carnival Season

From January 6th until March 17th is a time of excess in New Orleans. Parades, beads, drinks, crawfish and king cakes are everywhere. Before you know it, the idea of waking up early to drink bloody marys and jump up and down screaming for beads seems perfectly reasonable. Red beans and rice, lovingly made by […]

WHAT’S GROWING ON [DECEMBER ISSUE]

I will be posting a monthly guide for what is in season based on information provided by  Louisiana Grown, a project of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that seeks to promote LA farmers through statewide branding. Its hard to believe we’re already up to the final edition of “what’s growing on” for the year! […]

THURSDAY LINKS

Woah, guys. Things have gotten real busy around here and brayfood has been slightly neglected. Between 8 to 10 hour work days and trying to squeeze in yoga and a little fun, I have been busy and exhausted. I’ve had the bold idea to wake up at 7 and do a little blogging before work, […]

WHATS GROWING ON [OCTOBER ISSUE]

I will be posting a monthly guide for what is in season based on information provided by  Louisiana Grown, a project of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that seeks to promote LA farmers through statewide branding. Although it still feels like the middle of summer by northern standards, the hottest temperatures of the season […]

key lime pie

This cooking adventure was inspired by an accidental jostle of a key lime tree while parking at my friend Elyse’s house. The teeny limes released the most overwhelming citrusy scent into the evening air after a brief encounter with the hood of my car. It was clear they needed to be transformed into pie form. […]