Cannellini Bean and Tuna Hummus

Cannellini Bean and Tuna Hummus

  Having a dip for veggies is a nice way to not only enjoy fresh, seasonal produce, but also keep those veggies interesting.  I love…

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Folded Eggs with Summer Tomatoes and Basil

Folded Eggs with Summer Tomatoes and Basil

I don’t know why American’s don’t do eggs for dinner very often.  Eggs are a great source of protein; they are extremely versatile and take very…

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Sparkling Honey Rhubarb Lemonade

Sparkling Honey Rhubarb Lemonade

I would really challenge you to find someone who doesn’t enjoy a glass of lemonade. I don’t know if this person exists. It’s like hating…

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Smoked Trout - Discovery of the week!

Smoked Trout – Discovery of the week!

I’m a true Seattle gal – I like my coffee strong, my men scruffy and my salmon smoked. I was at Tavolata a month back…

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A Bike Ride in Lucca

A Bike Ride in Lucca

When I was in Italy, my roommate and I were told to visit Lucca, take the train and rent a bicycle to ride around the…

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Edamame, Broccoli and Pancetta with Shallots

Edamame, Broccoli and Pancetta with Shallots

Bless the Italians for their cured, salty pork products. Ask the butcher for a nice thick cut of panchetta (the Italian version of bacon), and…

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Spanikopita

Spanikopita

When I was in fourth grade, we had to do a presentation about our family and it’s culture, so I called my ultra-Greek grandfather in…

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Diary of Pickled Asparagus

Diary of Pickled Asparagus

Update: Use this same process with beans and carrots.  We’ve since made few new batches, each time playing with the spiciness and acidity.  Dilute the…

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