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project tofu (part 1)

December 11, 2012

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image via the pioneer woman A few weeks ago, I woke up craving the fried tofu from a bowl of pho. Not the pho itself, but just the tofu – so I went up to the store and bought a block of extra-firm tofu at the grocery store. I did my research and learned how […]

thanksgiving 2012

November 22, 2012

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Happy Thanksgiving! This year, I took a different approach to Thanksgiving. I didn’t host anything, I barely made plans at all and I decided that if I did cook, I wouldn’t be too ambitious about it. As you can see from year’s past, (2010, 2011) I tend to go overboard on planning and cooking. There […]

seattle picnic lovers adventure society

August 9, 2012

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Earlier this summer I hosted the second edition of the Seattle Picnic Lovers Adventure Society’s (SPLAS) summer picnics. Here’s how SPLAS works: There are a number of under-utilized parks in the City of Seattle – places with great views, an abundance of picnic tables, grills, etc. and no one is taking advantage of them! With […]

summer dinner party menu

August 9, 2012

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Throwing a dinner party anytime soon? Might I suggest you simply replicate the meal that Kendall and I put together for Siri’s goodbye party? It was truly epic, very impressive and didn’t really take that┬ámuch time to cook! For appetizers, serve truffle oil popcorn, smoked salmon dip piped onto English cucumber slices and topped with […]

Adventures in Ice Cream Making

May 25, 2012

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I was gifted an ice cream maker earlier this week, right in time for Memorial Day Weekend and the official start of summer. I was so excited to start mixing and churning, but I didn’t really know which recipe to start with, so I turned to the ice cream expert in my family, my lovely […]

recipes of the week

May 21, 2012

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We are about three weeks behind on our New Roots Organics bin and in serious danger of our veggies go to waste. We’ve had to let go of a bunch of greens and our strawberries have to be eaten tonight or ELSE. I’ve been so busy lately (more on that later) that our weekly menu […]

4 great seattle businesses for the amateur cook

March 5, 2012

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1. The Book Larder – I’ve been following The Book Larder on Facebook ever since they opened, and I just love that there’s an entire store dedicated to cookbooks! It’s genius. They’ve got almost every book you can imagine, with a special focus on local authors, of which there are many. As a regular Cookbook […]

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