Pickled Rhubarb Salad & The Far Field

Summer is finally here! It’s the time of year for me when it is too hot to turn on the oven (although Seattle may be the one exception I’ve lived in!), the days lovingly last forever and food flavor profiles seem to change entirely. I often feel that dishes are simpler as well. Do you […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]