This veggie wreath is a festive way to dress up your holiday appetizer. It’s almost too pretty to eat, but it’ll be gone in a flash.
This easy train snack is sure to make you the coolest mom, dad, auntie, uncle, grandma, grandpa (you get the idea!) around. Now that I’ve made it a couple times, I can throw it together in about 5 minutes. But even a newbie should be […]
This Asian kale salad recipe tosses fresh kale, peppers, and sugar snap peas, in a sweet and tangy peanut ginger dressing, for an incredible healthy side dish. WHY YOU SHOULD LOVE KALE Do you love kale? I have to admit that before moving to Washington, […]
What a month it’s been! The past two weeks I’ve been working several ten to twelve hour days for my regular job, plus teaching four cooking classes. Oh and let’s not forget the birthday parties, potlucks, family events and fundraisers. I’m lucky if I have […]
When I was a child, my number-one requested dinner was shells and cheese. I loved the day-glo yellow cheeselike product that smothered the tuna and peas my mother mixed in, her attempt to add some nutritional value. I found the little shell pasta perfectly shaped […]
It’s raining again. That’s typical for spring in the Pacific Northwest. We really have two seasons, rainy and summer. I’m so anxious for my vegetables to grow and it’s tough to be patient. I’m surviving off of frozen and canned vegetables, (with the occasional tiny […]
This is one of the cheapest soups you can make! Using the leftover turkey carcass from your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner to make turkey stock, and filling the soup with torn up turkey scraps makes this very affordable. Add in some really low cost ingredients […]
Fried rice is one of Eric’s and my favorite meals. This fried rice recipe is the basic one I usually make, but the great news is that it’s such a flexible recipe that you can substitute pretty much any vegetables and meat. I often make […]