Pantry Purge

Pantry Purge

Happy holidays to everyone!  I hope you all had a fabulous time with friends and family.  We certainly did and came home with more than…

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Introducing My Services Though Zaarly!

Introducing My Services Though Zaarly!

Hello Foodies! The past few weeks I’ve been working with a company called Zaarly to launch my on-line storefront to Seattle.  Zaarly is a platform…

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Small-Batch Butternut Squash Soup

Small-Batch Butternut Squash Soup

 With Thyme and Shallot Jam It’s very rare that I recommend ‘small batch’ meals, especially soup. The key to weekday cooking is making enough so…

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Four Cheeses for Party Season

Four Cheeses for Party Season

Going to a holiday party soon?  Having people over?  Hosting Christmas?!?!  Sounds like you need a few delicious cheese options for appetizers.  Here’s four ideas…

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Foodie Gift Ideas!

Foodie Gift Ideas!

The holidays are upon us, the shopping bags are piled in the back of the car, winter coats are on and Christmas lights twinkle on…

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Foodie On The Go: Raw-ish Energy Bars

Foodie On The Go: Raw-ish Energy Bars

Lara bars are all the rage these days.  If you flip over that little package and read the ingredients, you’ll find it’s not crazy additives…

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Ham & Swiss for Dinner

Ham & Swiss for Dinner

Is there anything better than a ham and cheese sandwich?!  Melted swiss, sweet and savory Black Forest Ham sliced thin with a little tang from…

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Vegetarian "Meat" Balls

Vegetarian “Meat” Balls

It’s funny how a recipe morphs right in front of your eyes, yielding a product that you like but maybe didn’t intend.  That’s how I…

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Cannellini, Leek and Piave Soup

Cannellini, Leek and Piave Soup

It all started a few weeks ago… after attending another book signing at The Book Larder, I flipped the pages of my newly purchased cookbook…

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Iced Chocolate Espresso

Iced Chocolate Espresso

I brew Bialetti Espresso religiously every morning.  I make a few shots to-go, drinking it on my way to the gym or yoga in the…

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Delicata Squash with Piave, Leeks and Thyme

Delicata Squash with Piave, Leeks and Thyme

Piave is an Italian cow’s milk cheese, made in Veneto.  It has a hard exterior and a nutty, dense, full-bodied flavor.  When serving, use a…

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New Donuts for Fall

New Donuts for Fall

Our bakeries are ready for new Fall donuts, so Melina (from Tacoma City Grocer) and I hit the donuts in a big way. Here’s what…

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