Tag: winter

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 […]

Vegan Bell Pepper Corn Soup Recipe

Vegan Bell Pepper Corn Soup Recipe

Half way through winter I start itching for fresh produce.  I’m grew up in Hawaii where so much fresh produce is available year round because of the mild weather.  While we love our root vegetables and kale chips, I start craving the things I see […]

Roasted Root Vegetable Recipe

Roasted Root Vegetable Recipe

Have you ever tried a side dish you loved so much that you just wanted to push the main course away and get more of the side?  If you haven’t, you will once you try these vegetables.  This is our favorite side dish (and sometimes […]

Turkey Barley Soup Recipe

Turkey Barley Soup Recipe

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 […]

Easy Kale Recipe for a Hearty Winter Casserole

Easy Kale Recipe for a Hearty Winter Casserole

I’m always excited to come up with new kale recipes.  This time of year it’s the only local leafy green I can get.  I used to see it in the store but never buy it because I wasn’t sure how to prepare kale, but I […]

Simple Seafood Chowder and I’m off to Mexico!!!

Simple Seafood Chowder and I’m off to Mexico!!!

This time of year in Washington, I want hearty warm meals like soup, stew, and chowder.  Some of my stew recipes simmer for hours to reduce and thicken, so I make a huge batch that I can freeze for a quick meal later.  But sometimes […]

Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: Local and Seasonal Cooking for a Christmas Party

Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: Local and Seasonal Cooking for a Christmas Party

For this month’s 24, 24, 24 event I proposed preparing food for a big party using ingredients that were locally produced, grown, and made.  Some ingredients I used were ones that I canned or froze over the summer months.  But most of the ingredients were […]

Persimmon Ginger Holiday Cookie

Persimmon Ginger Holiday Cookie

Don’t forget to enter to win a copy of the Steamy Kitchen Cookbook! Holiday Cookies are a part of the Christmas season, they’re perfect for gifts, parties, or just to have on hand.  These Persimmon and Ginger cookies are a special Christmas cookie recipe to […]