summer

Blueberry Balsamic Salmon and Potato Domino Squares

Blueberry Balsamic Salmon and Potato Domino Squares

Blueberry week part 2 is a savory blueberry balsamic reduction that is amazing over salmon.  The one side dish of our meal that didn’t have blueberries was our domino potato squares.  Both of these dishes were a first time experiment and a lot of fun. …

Picking Fresh Blueberries and the Best Blueberry Muffin Recipe

Picking Fresh Blueberries and the Best Blueberry Muffin Recipe

These blueberry crumble muffins made with fresh blueberries are the best blueberry muffin recipe you’ll ever try!

Tropical Fruit Ice Cubes, Foodportunity, and a Vegan Smoothie

Tropical Fruit Ice Cubes, Foodportunity, and a Vegan Smoothie

Alright, yesterday was my first day back at work after vacation, I feel like I’m back in the real world again.  Not so fun, but necessary.  Two things that can help you get through vacation rebound?  Reliving your time off through photos, and refreshingly tropical treats. …

Fried Zucchini Sticks

Fried Zucchini Sticks

Many of you have zucchinis galore right now whether you’re growing them yourselves, getting them through a CSA, or from the nice lady at church who is trying to give zucchini to everyone she sees. I know I had a zucchini week while I was…

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…

Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: A real Hawaiian pa’ina

Every month Foodbuzz asks its featured publishers to submit proposals for an event for 24, 24, 24.  I have been wanting to throw an authentic luau or pa’ina since moving from Hawaii to Washington, so a little over 3 years now.  But it’s expensive to…

Panko and Feta Zucchini Fritters

I know, I’ve shared zucchini fritters or pancakes on more than one occasion.  But this time I made it all with fresh ingredients and the taste is even better!  In the past I’ve made them with dried parsley and dill, which is still good, but…

Spicy Tangy Asian Zucchini Noodles

Spicy Tangy Asian Zucchini Noodles

This is one of those Asian dishes that is so simple, fast and easy to make that you can’t believe what a punch it packs.  Each bite starts with the crisp crunch of summer, followed by the clean tang of rice vinegar, and finishing with…