Tag: Vegetarian

Roasted Delicata Squash Recipe and Battling Postpartum Depression

Roasted Delicata Squash Recipe and Battling Postpartum Depression

At the end of autumn we got several beautiful squash that I didn’t recognize in our CSA box. They were long and thin, varying in shades of yellow, orange, or green, with darker lines outlining the indentations between their gentle ridges. After a bit of […]

Cute Kid Snack Recipe: Christmas Wreath Bagel

Cute Kid Snack Recipe: Christmas Wreath Bagel

There’s something about being a mom that has made me fall in love with cute snacks for kids. No, it doesn’t matter that my son isn’t old enough to eat any of them, well except the Boonanas. If it’s cute, and edible, I want to […]

Homemade Pumpkin Fudge Recipe

Homemade Pumpkin Fudge Recipe

Every year, around the last week of October, I seem to come down with something. It started about seven years ago, when I first moved from Hawaii to Washington, where the seasons actually change throughout the year. The first few years the malady was gradual, […]

Traditional Chinese Plum Sauce from Scratch

Traditional Chinese Plum Sauce from Scratch

Time for a trip to the archives. I originally posted this Chinese Plum Sauce Recipe four years ago. It’s surprised me by becoming my most popular post, so I decided it was time to give the post and photos a little bit of a facelift. […]

Summer Fig Salad Recipe

Summer Fig Salad Recipe

  Figs are one of the culinary joys of summer. Fresh figs are SO seasonal that, at least in Washington, you never see them any other time of year. The first time I see them in the grocery store or at the market each year, […]

What Are Scapes and How Do I Cook Them?

What Are Scapes and How Do I Cook Them?

“What the heck are these scape thingies?!!” There it is, one of those questions that so many people are afraid to ask because it just might show the world that they’re not a “real” foodie. Not to worry, I am one of those people who […]

Whole Wheat Tart Dough Recipe

Whole Wheat Tart Dough Recipe

In my quest to learn to bake with unrefined ingredients, I learned that it’s often best to start with a really good “normal” dessert recipe, and then adapt the ingredients. And when it comes to really good desserts, there is no better expert than my […]

Pumpkin Pie Spice Latte Recipe

Pumpkin Pie Spice Latte Recipe

As a former employee of a mega coffee company that started out in Seattle, I still think of fall as Pumpkin Spice Latte season.  In Hawaii, we didn’t really have seasons, so I went by the seasonal beverages.  You know, Pumpkin Spice in the fall, […]