I love cooking for large groups and parties, but I’m not super wild about spending all my time in the kitchen instead of mingling with friends and family—hor d’oeuvres to ...
Spring Has Sprung!
Before we talk about these ridiculously tasty shrimp sauces, I have a couple things that I want to share. First of all, I planted some herbs from seeds a couple of weeks ago, and I am happy to report that they have all officially sprouted! (Though clearly, the basil, on the bottom right there, was [...]
If you’re anything like me, as it gets warmer and sunnier out, you want to spend as much time as possible outdoors. This is especially the case for Seattleites, considering we don’t really get to see that big orange ball in the sky all that often. I managed to squeeze in a run around [...]
It’s Copper River Salmon season, here in Seattle. This is a big thing here in the Pacific Northwest. Why is Copper River Salmon so special?, you’re probably wondering. The fish have to be extra strong and robust to make it down the long (300 mile), rapid-filled Copper River. This means a rich, fatty, extra Omega-3-laden salmon that is [...]
A few words of warning: This cake is not for the weak, the dieters, or the chocolate-peanut butter-”liker.” This cake is for the ultimate chocolate-peanut butter lovers. I made this cake for my dad for his birthday while I was in Florida, and let me just say, it is easily the best cake I have ever made. [...]
This recipe has immediately been added to my favorites list. It’s creamy, warm, sweet, not really all that bad for you (best part!) and all-around comfort food at it’s freakin’ finest. As soon as I saw these potatoes over at How Sweet It Is, I knew I would be making them as soon as humanly [...]