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Honey Glazed Pork Chops

I really struggled with pork chops when I first started learning how to cook. I served up several meals of dry borderline …

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Curried Peaches

It never occurred to me to roast peaches with curry – but honestly, it is one of the most groundbreaking dishes for …

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Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff

Particularly when heavy long-distance biking season kicks in (March, April and May) I am always looking for dishes I can cook in …

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Basil Pesto

Seeing people buy expensive “designer pesto’ at the store makes me sad, because it so so SO much better freshly made. And …

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Mom’s Beef Stew

Honestly – a good old fashioned beef stew recipe like this is a comfort food everyone can remember from their childhood. I …

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Burber Omellete

This recipe was posted on NPR’s food blog – and well, looked way too good not to post and share here on …

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Buttered Peas and Pearl Onions

One of my biggest lessons in the kitchen is that incredible food isn’t always super duper hard. My fellow blogger Carianna¬†Gischer (Check …

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California Salad Nicoise

Salad Nicoise is such a simple and fun dish. and most of the components can be made ahead of time, since it’s …

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Marinated Feta Fall Salad

I eat salad a lot, and entree sized ones particularly on weekday nights. Particularly if work gets you home later in the …

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Stuffed Tomatoes

This recipe literally was the result of putting all my favorite things in a basket at the market and then deciding what …

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Quick & Easy Grilled Shrimp

We have a gas grill at home, and you would be hard press to find me cooking (meat especially) anywhere else during …

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Crab Cakes with Citrus Salsa

There are few comforting foods, having grown up in the Pacific Northwest, that I enjoy more than crab cakes. A staple appetizer …