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 […]

Grilled Roasted Ginger Marinated Steak & Junjo

Until Bon Appetit’s article and recipe for Roasted Ginger Dressing, I had never heard of roasted ginger. IT IS LIFE CHANGING. There is something magical about roasted ginger. It is umami and slightly sweet, with a hint of darkness from the char. The recipe is also wonderful because it makes too much. Finding what else […]

Shrimp Poke Bowl & Best of the Beach Boys

I am itching, craving, crawling out of my skin, ready for warmth and summer. Seattle has not gotten above 65 since last September and we have had record breaking days of rain. Yes, I know Seattle is rainy, I wasn’t delusional when I moved here. I actually don’t think it is the rain that is […]

Arugula-Proscuitto Pizza & Closing Time

By now I am sure you are convinced that I really only named my blog Licorice Pizza Pie for the pizza. I do thoroughly enjoy pizza. What isn’t there to love? Cheese, bread, savory sauce and toppings? but Really, the pizza part was convenient. A delicious convenience! A Proscuitto-Arugula pizza is also a delicious convenience. […]

Kale Pesto and Walnut Pizza & California

Pizza may be an American classic (or at least we made the overly cheesy version ours) but I never knew the world of pizza really until I studied abroad in Italy. I was in a small town on top of a hill and within the first 48 hours of being there, I had heard about […]