Black Eyed Peas with Leek Tops and Beet Greens & Take It Home

One thing (the list is so long by now, its almost a book!) that I love about vinyl is that you don’t always know exactly what you will find when you wander into a record store, face the first bin or milk crate and start thumbing through each individual record. Minutes slip into hours and […]

Summer’s Bounty Frittata & Nothing More To Say

Seattle is smoky currently. The smoke is so thick that you can’t see Mt. Rainier and you almost can’t see West Seattle from downtown. If feels very post-apocalyptic or dystopian. Sort of like what I expect our future skies will look like with 45 still in charge. Last night you could see the smoke underneath […]

Gluten Free Sweet Potato Pancakes & No Jacket Required

Breakfast is one of my favorite meals. Especially on the weekends where I can take the time to make a luxurious meal. I love to spend my first hour of the day cooking, baking, sauteing or on a very rare occasion, frying. The morning is usually quiet, I’m the only one up for a few […]

Turkey Mapo Tofu with Eggplant & Secondhand Rapture

Surprisingly, with a China town and a significant immigrant population, Seattle doesn’t seem to have the Chinese food flavor I frequently crave. I’m not talking about the General Tso’s Chicken or crab ragoon stereotypical American Chinese. Although I suppose they could be lumped in the same group, I’m searching more for spicy Black Bean Chicken, […]

Chai Brown Rice Bowl & Strange and Beautiful

I first heard this album when I was graduating high school and was about to head out into the great wide world of college over a decade ago. Even though I would have denied it vehemently then, if I was searching for one thing then, it was comfort. Not comfort like a beanbag chair or […]