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project tofu (part 1)

December 11, 2012


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


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


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


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 much 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


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


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


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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