Last Omnivore Standing

omnivore – an animal that feeds on both animal and vegetable substances

Julie Anne Rhodes – the 2 year old omnivore

I feel like the last human omnivore standing. My ex went vegetarian years ago, my daughter is leaning that way these days, and I live in… Keep Reading »

Dear Jewels: My Top Ten Kitchen Tools

I originally posted this a few years ago, but people continue to ask me what basic tools most kitchens should have. I thought I would repost it for those of you who have not seen this before.

 –  I am not a natural cook. In fact, I… Keep Reading »

We’ve Come a Long Way Baby!

I’m ecstatically proud to announce The Roving Stove is celebrating TEN award-winning years in business! It’s been a long unconventional journney to that decade of culinary success for this self-taught chef, but trading in the VIP entrances in couture gowns for service entrances in my apron… Keep Reading »

One Old Friend, One New, and Cupcake Bliss

Julie Anne Rhodes by Maisy

One of my favorite nightclubbing partners in crime from back in my vampire-lifestyle days in London, Miss Dee, came to visit me last Friday.

Back in our hipster night owl days

My how times have changed. Instead of tearing up the dance floor… Keep Reading »

How Does Your Gardein Grow?

Julie Anne Rhodes
Are you contemplating a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle? Maybe you’re an omnivore like me, and just want to lighten your meat intake by 1-2 meals a week, but find it difficult to plan meals without protein being the main attraction? Garden + protein… Keep Reading »

Jewels in the News This Week

The Daily Mail

Amanda Eliasch’s A Rat’s Tale

Amanda Eliasch, Lisa Borgnes Giramonti, Julie Anne Rhodes, Julia Verdin


I think some sweet & sour asparagus would best compliment this, don’t you?
Sweet & Sour Asparagus

sweet & sour asparagus

Servings: 4


1 pound fresh asparagus, tough ends removed
2 whole cloves
1/3… Keep Reading »