Carbonara On The Lighter Side

Carbonara On The Lighter Side

  Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 Lb pasta of your choice 1 cup Parmegiano-Reggiano (zested/microplaned 1/4 Lb Pancetta, diced 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 eggs, beaten…

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Carbonara: The Facts Behind the Food

Carbonara: The Facts Behind the Food

 Carbonara is about three things: pancetta, Parmigiano Reggiano and freshly cracked pepper.  This being said, it’s SO important to keep your ingredients high quality.  Be…

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Pumpkin Cake

Pumpkin Cake

It’s time to break out the autumn recipes, such as this classic.  Once it’s cooled, schmear pumpkin creamcheese, whipped cream (or combo the two!!!) on top….

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Pear, Cardamom and Black Pepper Cake

Pear, Cardamom and Black Pepper Cake

This spice mix is a nod to my time in India and this amazing Marsala Chai we drank every morning.  Cardamom is very pungent, so…

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Best Coffee in Seattle: Monorail Espresso

Best Coffee in Seattle: Monorail Espresso

I said it.  The espresso is wonderfully rich, earthy, sweet, and made perfectly.  Monorail Espresso is a walk-up window on 5th & Pike, next to the…

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts Are Back!!!!

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Are Back!!!!

  I’m just so excited about this!  Most people start to get grumpy and lethargic as summer comes to an end and the Northern winds…

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Try a new grain: Spelt

Try a new grain: Spelt

“What is spelt?”  Spelt is a nutty flavored ancient grain related to wheat.  Spelt has been around since 7,000BC, served in Germany as dinkel.  Although…

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Stone Fruit Jam

Stone Fruit Jam

The grocery stores are unloading the last delights of summer… peaches, plums, apricots and nectarines.  They might start to look soft or wrinkled, but don’t just…

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