I had amazing crabless cakes while I was in Kyoto a few years ago, and it turned into one of those recipes that I wanted to learn to make, but kept forgetting to do the research to make it happen. Finally, I came across a recipe that comes from a reliable source. I gave it… Continue reading Crab(less) Cakes
I have a confession to make. A deep, dark secret to reveal. I’ve been hiding something for years. Something that will shock my friends and family… Keep scrolling… Keep scrolling… I don’t like spinach artichoke dip. That greasy, oddly flavored, sloppy mess people ogle at restaurants. It’s the quintessential shared appetizer, for God… Continue reading Better For You Spinach Artichoke Dip
It’s been gloomy here in Southern Oregon lately, not that I’m complaining. It’s great weather to plant seedlings outside, and I’ll use any excuse to sip tea all day. These cookies are one of my favorites to munch on with a cup of English Breakfast and a good read. Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons Yield:… Continue reading Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons
Shay and I have been busy at work, surprisingly. Winter usually means a welcome slowdown after the chaos of the holiday season, but this year doesn’t seem to be the same. Despite all of that, we’ve still managed to keep the house (mostly…) clean, and we’ve started a garden! Last year, we tried unsuccessfully to… Continue reading Morning Glory Loaf And Spring Is Coming!
Shay and I put our heads together and made a fun brunch item this past weekend. I’m not a huge waffle fan, but double. chocolate. waffles. C’mon. We also made a white chocolate vanilla bean sauce and garnished them with berries or banana slices and hazelnut butter. Double c’mon. The smell alone should be reason enough to make… Continue reading Double Chocolate Brownie Waffles
Well, it’s been far too long since I’ve posted anything agaaaaaain. Lots of things have changed since I’ve last posted. I have a boyfriend now (FINALLY, I KNOW) and he has two awesome kiddos. He’s an amazing chef, and with our skills combined, WE WILL RULE THE WORLD!!! Ahem, I mean…we will make beautiful… Continue reading A New Year, A New Look! And… Broccoli Cheddar Bites
Black Tea Red Wine Cherries 1 1/4 cups dry red wine 2 bags organic black tea 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, preferably bourbon barrel smoked 4 large strips orange zest 2 teaspoons corn starch 1 tablespoon dry red wine 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons (130g) sugar 1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar reduction 1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean paste 2 cups stemmed, pitted,… Continue reading Black Tea Red Wine Cherries