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...

Roasted Pumpkin Risotto

Risotto is true comfort food.  Just the act of...

Red Curry Cauliflower Soup

I could eat my weight in cauliflower.  I like it...

Julia’s Banana Bread

You know when you stumble onto food that stays...

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

September 18, 2014 |

Lomo Saltado (Peruvian Beef Stir Fry)

It’s funny how I stumble across new recipes I’ve never heard about, tasted or seen.  Sometimes I feel...

September 16, 2014 |

How To Pan Sear Fish with a Quick Pan Sauce

One of the questions I hear most is “how do I pan sear fish and make a quick sauce?”.  Pan seared fish with a...

September 9, 2014 |

Apple Gingerbread

  When I lived back East many years ago, I took my then pre-school daughter apple picking every year.  We...

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