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 […]

Za’atar Salmon, Israeli Couscous Salad & xx

Being the child of a military officer, I have moved many times. Even after graduating college and living on my own, I still have continued to move with the regularity of a new assignment, almost every three years. I’m sure I could really dig into this and find something deeper but on the surface, I […]

Grilled Salmon with Chimichurri Collard Greens & A Moon Shaped Pool

It has been two things very recently for me. Summer (obviously not just for me) and moving time. I finally completed my move this past week, thus the long time between blog posts. Hopefully you were still eating delicious food and taking deep dives into vinyl albums. This week’s post is a quick dinner idea […]

Smoked Salmon Brunch Salad & Me Myself I

Me Myself I has been a very recent find on vinyl for me and I wish I had experienced this album earlier. I know Joan Armatrading’s song Weakness in Me and thoroughly enjoy it but for some reason never explored Joan as an artist. (Melissa Etheridge has covered the song, maybe you know that version?) This […]

White Wine Mussels & Blade Runner Soundtrack

One of my favorite foods to make at home that requires minimal effort, is extremely affordable and can be somewhat healthy, is steamed mussels. Mussels are overlooked frequently by the home cook and with their typically less than $5/pound price tag and less than 10 minute cooking time, they should be on every table. Looking […]