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Carrot Tomato Soup Recipe with Canned or Fresh Tomatoes

Carrot Tomato Soup Recipe with Canned or Fresh Tomatoes

This carrot tomato soup recipe is an update from the archives. Originally posted in July of 2012, it’s still a family favorite that I just made with some fresh picked tomatoes and carrots from our garden. This beautiful carrot tomato soup is slightly sweet and…

Fresh Tomato and Avocado Salsa for the Super Bowl (Go Hawks!)

Fresh Tomato and Avocado Salsa for the Super Bowl (Go Hawks!)

Can you ever have enough Super Bowl snack recipes? I think not! This is the most excited I’ve been about a Super Bowl in a LONG time…because the SEAHAWKS are playing! Go ‘Hawks! (I didn’t care much last time they played because I hadn’t lived…

GIANT Backpacker’s Sandwich Recipe

GIANT Backpacker’s Sandwich Recipe

People, this is the best sandwich recipe ever. No joke! Layer upon layer of meat, cheese, tomatoes, onions, and condiments, stacked several inches high in a bread shell. Be still my heart!!! Check out this video to see how easy it is to make. Watch…

Healthier Seven Layer Dip Recipe

I LOVE seven layer dip.  Let me rephrase that.  I’m so obsessed with seven layer dip that I’ve had dreams of swimming in a pool filled to the brim with seven layer dip, complete with a tortilla strip diving board!  Yep, it’s that bad.  Unfortunately,…

Greek Salad Pita Pocket Recipe

We eat a lot of sandwiches at our house.  Pretty much every lunch during the week is sandwiches, and sometimes we have them for dinner as well!  One of my favorite dinner sandwiches is a Greek Pita Pocket, so I was very excited to see it in…

Picante Pork Taco Appetizer

Picante Pork Taco Appetizer

If you’re looking for a fun and easy snack recipe for your Super Bowl party, you’ve got to try these bite size “tacos”.  Rather than going the American route of beef with taco seasoning, cheddar cheese and lettuce, I’m tapping into my memories of Mexico. …

Bruschetta Recipe and the South King County Latino Health Fair

Bruschetta Recipe and the South King County Latino Health Fair

On September 25 of this year I took on my biggest cooking challenge ever, so big that I lay awake for three nights wondering if I could pull it off as well as I thought I could or if I would sink like the Titanic.  The…

Easy Roasted Tomato Pizza

Easy Roasted Tomato Pizza

After a week of camping and living like mountaineers, Eric and I are back to civilization.  A few days ago was our third anniversary and we went to my favorite spot on earth, Mt. Rainier.  I have tons of photos from the trip, including some…