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...

Brazilian Fish Stew (Moqueca)

The day has arrived!  VRAI Magazine has...

Green Bean and Smoked Goat Cheese Salad with Dried Cherries and Toasted Pine Nuts

As often as we possibly can, Ranger Craig and I...

Salmon en Papillote

Hands down this is one of the simplest and...

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

March 13, 2014 |


I’m deeply enamored with Ireland.  It feels a poetic and romantic place.  Melodic Celtic music that seems to...

March 11, 2014 |

Crispy Polenta Bites

  There is an exciting new company in town and it’s called Little Lace Box! The Little Lace Box...

March 5, 2014 |

Cube Steak Parmesan

When I was a kid, a week didn’t go by that cube steak wasn’t served for dinner.  To me, those were...

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