Tag: Lunch

Beef Potsticker Recipe and United Way Hunger Challenge

Beef Potsticker Recipe and United Way Hunger Challenge

I was concerned that this year’s United Way Hunger Challenge was actually going to be a big challenge for me.  I’m not just cooking for Eric and I, we have two teenage boys that eat twice as much as Eric and I put together!  This […]

Shrimp, Blood Orange and Fennel Salad Recipe

Shrimp, Blood Orange and Fennel Salad Recipe

Fennel is such a fun looking vegetable that I’m always interested in finding new ways to use it.  Fortunately I have The Flavor Bible to help me decide what ingredients to use in creating new fennel recipes.  If I had to choose just one cookbook, […]

Eggs and Bacon Spinach Salad Recipe

Eggs and Bacon Spinach Salad Recipe

Have you ever heard of a breakfast salad?  I don’t normally have salad for breakfast, but if I do it’s this salad.  Poached farm fresh eggs and crispy homemade bacon are stand out stars in this oh so simple spinach salad.

Sriracha Smoked Oyster Appetizer

Sriracha Smoked Oyster Appetizer

Being sick is no fun.  Since moving to Washington I have gotten terribly sick every February, we’re talking bronchitis, pneumonia out of work for weeks sick.  After four years of this, I’ve said “ENOUGH!”.  This February I’ve worked hard to eat right, exercise, wash hands […]

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 […]

Acorn Squash and Sage Brown Butter Spaghetti

Acorn Squash and Sage Brown Butter Spaghetti

Yes, it’s another squash recipe.  I can’t help it, I’ve already eaten 8 of them this fall!  This one is an acorn squash pasta recipe, no not pasta made of acorn squash, but spaghetti noodles with big beautiful chunks of acorn squash, a super savory […]

Tomato and Green Bean Salad Recipe with a Creamy Vinaigrette

Tomato and Green Bean Salad Recipe with a Creamy Vinaigrette

I try to bring something different to every party, barbecue or get together we’re invited to.  It’s fun to test recipes out on people and, since I love to cook, it’s an easy way to show a thank you to whoever invited us.  When my […]

Carrot Zucchini Stir Fry Recipe

Carrot Zucchini Stir Fry Recipe

The two vegetables we’re getting a lot of in our CSA right now are carrots and zucchini.  That’s just fine with me because I have SO many fun ways to use them.  Tonight I’m going to bake some carrot zucchini bread, and last night we […]