Heirloom Tomato Pie| Shana Was Here

I found the most beautiful heirloom tomatoes on yesterday’s visit to the Toledo Farmers Market. I purchased them along with some fresh basil knowing exactly what I wanted to make, Heirloom Tomato Pie. This pie was so great. The crust was light, buttery, and flaky. The tomatoes were perfectly ripe. The flavors were amazing and … Continue reading Heirloom Tomato Pie| Shana Was Here

Doro Wat (Spicy Ethiopian Chicken Stew)

* This post is in partnership with al fresco. I was asked by al fresco chicken to recreate a family favorite using their fully cooked dinner sausage. I decided on a dish inspired by my Ethiopian heritage, Doro Wat. Doro Wat is a spicy Ethiopian stew made with tender cooked chicken in a Berbere spiced … Continue reading Doro Wat (Spicy Ethiopian Chicken Stew)

Sleep in the Trees this Summer at The Cannaley Treehouse Village Plus Tips For a Safe Road Trip Amid COVID 19 | Shana Was Here

*This post is in partnership with OHIO FIND IT HERE. *Thank you Metroparks Toledo for hosting me at the amazing Cannaley Treehouse Village. It’s well into summer and you’re probably tired of looking at your walls. A getaway would be nice. But there’s this pandemic situation that’s still hanging around. Traveling during the summer of … Continue reading Sleep in the Trees this Summer at The Cannaley Treehouse Village Plus Tips For a Safe Road Trip Amid COVID 19 | Shana Was Here

Peach Blackberry Kale Salad with Honey Lemon Vinaigrette

Peach Blackberry Kale Saladw/ Honey Lemon Vinaigrette Ingredients •2 bunches kale, stems removed•1 ripe peach, pitted and chopped•1 cup blackberries •1 garlic clove•1/4 cup apple cider vinegar•1 tbsp raw honey •1/2 tsp sea salt•1/4 tsp black pepper•1/2 cup olive oil•Juice from 1 lemon Add all of your ingredients to blender, and blend until completely smooth. … Continue reading Peach Blackberry Kale Salad with Honey Lemon Vinaigrette