Butternut Squash, Avocado and Mixed Rice Nori Rolls ... with Sriracha

Butternut Squash, Wild Rice and Avocado Nori Rolls — with Sriracha (my happy valentine)

Some things do not need many words to describe. Like love. And home-made nori rolls. Like love, these rolls offer up the tastes of spicy and sweet. Along with a perfect combination of flavors. Studded with bits of fresh ginger, the sweet, rich, roast butternut squash, creamy avocado, tamari splashed tofu and earthy wild rice…

Smoked Paprika Goat  Cheese Hearts

On the way to the proverbial Desert Island? Make sure I stash the bag of Smoked Paprika (with a recipe for Heart Shaped Goat Cheese)

I have to tell you that smoked paprika is top-of-the-charts-almost-aphrodisiac in my life right now. And I have the photo to prove it. Noooo, it’s not that kind of photo. But it sums up my feelings quite clearly. Behind the camera here, I am bursting into song about my love of this homemade, smoked paprika…