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...

Summer Fruit “Cocktail”

I have back to back recipes posting over at VRAI...

Spicy Pasta Puttanesca with Loads of Fresh Herbs

Summer is winding down and I find myself in a...

Blueberry and Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese and Toasted Walnuts

There are loads of fun and exciting things...

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 23, 2014 |

Bruno’s Crostini

I can’t believe it’s been almost a year since my visit to Tuscany.  Strolling through acres of...

July 14, 2014 |

Peruvian Ceviche with Patacones

The vibrant and colorful foods of South America beg to be tasted, savored and celebrated.  South America provides...

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...

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