Food should not only satisfy our hunger, it should feed our soul and nourish our bodies, while delighting our senses. ~ Karista Bennett

What's Cookin'

Get your forks out peeps ‘cause Karista is about to rock your culinary world. Want fries with that? Forget it. We're about real food here...

Blueberry and Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese and Toasted Walnuts

There are loads of fun and exciting things...

Sassy French Lentils

What a summer it’s been.  Another move, a...

Mango Sorbet and Ginger Beer Floats

I got a Facebook message one evening from my...

About Karista

Chef Karista

Chef Karista

Have you ever sat down to a meal and felt a deep sense of pleasure?

Hunger enticing aromas swirling about your place at the table and causing a most soul filled joy. And at first bite, you pause, relishing the beauty of the flavors dancing on your tongue.Webster’s Dictionary describes Love as an emotion of passionate affection, pleasure, personal attachment.

Sounds like food love to me.

I’m a food Writing, farm loving Chef.  Capturing everyday moments with extraordinary food.

~Life Happens Around the Table


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Recent Blog Posts

July 11, 2014 |

Allspice Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with an Asian Cherry Glaze and Chianti at Home

The mornings are felt with a slightly cool breeze from the west, drifting from the ocean that lies just beyond...

July 7, 2014 |

Summer Grilling Ideas and Recipes Round-up

  For some reason I always feel as if summer begins the day after 4th of July.  The weather feels warmer...

June 27, 2014 |

White Peaches in Sangria with Fresh Mint

This is one of those summer desserts that I love to prepare when it’s super hot outside and something sweet...

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