The Hungry Wandering Surfer


Hello all! It’s been too long since I’ve posted a recipe (work and baby on the way will do that) so I wanted to get this one up I made the other night to share with some good friends that just had their own new baby! There was a sale on hams at the grocery store so I got one with making a soup from the bone in mind. It cost just… Read More

I came up with this recipe by just using what I had around the house from grocery shopping over the weekend. It was a chilly night (for San Diego anyway) and I wanted something that would be easy to make but hearty and warming as well. I had some lentils in the pantry and figured a simple stew with the lentils, sausage and kale would do just the trick!   Ingredients: 5 sweet Italian… Read More

Hello all and happy Tuesday! With it getting chillier by the day (especially in some parts of the country!) I’ve been craving a good hearty soup. My original plan was to make split pea with ham however Trader Joes didn’t have any split peas so I (somewhat) shifted gears to making a lentil and ham soup instead. To be totally honest I did basically the exact same thing I would have done… Read More

Happy Friday All! Today’s recipe has quickly become one of my favorites over the last couple years for its amazing flavors and ability to feed a larger group, or make a lot of tasty leftovers. Anything you make in the crock pot should inherently be fairly easy and with only about 15 minutes of prep my carnitas recipe is basically a “set it and forget it!” Usually in the summertime just to… Read More

Crunchy, sweet and tangy, my 24 hour refrigerator pickles are just about the perfect summertime snack! I had so many great cucumbers this year I knew I wanted to make a couple jars of quick refrigerator pickles which are one of my favorite things to eat this time (or anytime) of year. These go great on sandwiches and burgers or are awesome just as a snack by themselves! Ingredients: 4-6 cups thinly… Read More

Happy Monday everyone! Hope you all had a great weekend and got outside to enjoy some summer sun with friends and/or loved ones! For today’s first post I am going to go over the recipe for a super fresh and delicious summer tomato, cucumber and feta salad. I have so many beautiful heirloom tomatoes and cucumbers ripe right now and this recipe is perfect for showcasing their amazing taste and gorgeous colors! There are… Read More