Are you tired of cooking the same dinner over and over again?

Are you tired of searching endlessly for recipes that will inspire you?

Do you want to take your cooking to the

Then you're ABSOLUTELY exactly where you need to be!



I believe everyone should feel inspired to cook dinner



I believe in carbs and dessert and wine AND vegetables



I believe meal time should be sitting at a table, feeling no need to rush off, making connections with loved ones

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I'm so excited you stopped by!

Hey, there, I'm Lisa!

I'm a coffee drinkin', "almost" empty nester, been married for 25 years, California girl who's lived in the beautiful PNW for the last 15 years.

I love to travel (and can't wait for the day we can all travel again!), watch cooking shows (fun fact, when I was in elementary school I used to pretend I had my own cooking show), and I can literally spend hours talking on the phone.

I created A Menu for You to help home cooks take their cooking to the next level, and become more confident and fearless in the kitchen.

So grab your favorite beverage, go pick out what you're cooking for dinner tonight and don't forget to drop me a message and say hi!

what i believe

I believe in long, leisurely meals.


I believe that every meal is an opportunity to deepen connections with loved ones.


I believe in embracing the way Europeans approach meals, slow and intentionally.


I believe a recipe is a suggestion, a whisper of an idea you can take in any direction.


I believe the best meals are meals shared with loved ones.


I believe in balance, in moderation, and cooking with whole, seasonal ingredients. 


Cooking is an adventure you take without leaving the kitchen.

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