Tag: cream

Bacon Broccoli Salad Recipe

Bacon Broccoli Salad Recipe

I had never had this salad before moving to Washington.  Apparently it’s a potluck staple in the Pacific Northwest.  My mother in law has made this a few times for me and I’ve played around with it quite a bit since.  There are variations of […]

Apple Cabbage Cole Slaw Recipe

Apple Cabbage Cole Slaw Recipe

Here’s the cabbage salad I promised you last week.  I figure most people know the basics of how to make cole slaw, but in case you weren’t aware, any salad made primarily of shredded cabbage and dressed in a mayonnaise or vinaigrette is typically known […]

Oil and Vinegar Potato Salad and a New Addition to Our Family

Oil and Vinegar Potato Salad and a New Addition to Our Family

I made this delicious and healthy potato salad with our grilled porterhouse steak a couple weeks ago.  We LOVE my lemony dill potato salad, but it may now be a toss up between the two.  This oil and vinegar potato salad has just a touch […]

Iced Mocha Recipe and My Introduction to Coffee

Iced Mocha Recipe and My Introduction to Coffee

I used to work at Starbucks, and the funny thing was that I didn’t even really like coffee that much when I got the job there.  But I needed a job and it was only a 5 minute drive from my house.  Everyone seemed friendly […]

Easy Kale Recipe for a Hearty Winter Casserole

Easy Kale Recipe for a Hearty Winter Casserole

I’m always excited to come up with new kale recipes.  This time of year it’s the only local leafy green I can get.  I used to see it in the store but never buy it because I wasn’t sure how to prepare kale, but I […]

Simple Seafood Chowder and I’m off to Mexico!!!

Simple Seafood Chowder and I’m off to Mexico!!!

This time of year in Washington, I want hearty warm meals like soup, stew, and chowder.  Some of my stew recipes simmer for hours to reduce and thicken, so I make a huge batch that I can freeze for a quick meal later.  But sometimes […]

Chanterelle Sirloin Pasta

Chanterelle Sirloin Pasta

Growing up I thought that mushroom meant those little white button mushrooms that you buy in a blue styrofoam container.  But eventually I discovered the world of mushrooms, and what a wonderful world it is!  Mushrooms vary in texture and flavor, and one of my […]

Berries and Cream (the simplest summer dessert)

Berries and Cream (the simplest summer dessert)

I’m still on vacation, and recovering from both vacation and our pa’ina on Saturday.  Our apartment is so messy with suitcases, boxes of condiments and seasonings, laundry and bags of dishes all over the place to be unpacked and put away.  Eric and I started […]