Month: January 2016

Roasted Garlic Potato Soup

Roasted Garlic Potato Soup

I mentioned my adult braces struggle last year in this post, which also happened to feature a crockpot recipe. Although I am just a couple of months away from the finish line, my orthodontist is “detailing” and “refining” my bite so…pain. Cue the smoothies, applesauce, […]

Urban Harvest Fruit Tree Sale

Urban Harvest Fruit Tree Sale

This past Saturday I woke up early and drove to Rice University to peruse Urban Harvest’s 16th annual Fruit Tree Sale. I wore a half-zip sweatshirt. The day before I was wearing a t-shirt around that time and the day after I was in a […]

Caribbean Spice Belize

Caribbean Spice Belize

I traveled to Belize at the end of last October. This was my first solo trip and my first time abroad. [eek!] I am very into planning and researching so, of course, I scoured local forums and lined up an itinerary ahead of time. One […]

One-Year Reflection

One-Year Reflection

This week Dash of Jazz turned one. Wow. A year has flown by but, thankfully, I remember each post, each spark of inspiration to try a new dish, each photograph. Fifty-two posts in and I have learned a lot during this inaugural year—from myself, other bloggers and cooks, […]

Our Growing Edge Roundup

Our Growing Edge Roundup

Unless you’re new around here, you may have noticed that some of my posts indicate participation in a roundup of recipes called “Our Growing Edge”. This is a collective I participate in most months. Each month is hosted by a different cook, baker, or foodie […]

Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara

I love Pinterest. About three years ago I crawled out from under my little rock and got started pinning about everything from cooking to cleaning to fashion to money management. That is where I came across a relatively simple recipe for spaghetti carbonara. Before then, […]