Shiitake Mushroom and Baby Kale Calzone & Unorthodox Jukebox

When is the last time you saw a Calzone? Perhaps at that old school Italian (pronounced Eye-talian) restaurant years ago? I feel like you never see them anymore. In the cold, damp winter of Seattle, I have fallen in love with calzones again. Soups too but soups dont travel as well and don’t hold heat […]

Pizza Arrabiata & The Flaming Lips

Licorice Pizza Pie is ONE year old! In honor of my blogs birthday Im going to post in a similar style to the way I launched. Five posts in one day. Are you ready? To start off, I’m recreating one of the most delicious pizzas Ive ever had. For our fifth anniversary, my partner and […]

Roasted Vegetable Tarte Tatin & Another Thought

Every year, without fail, I mourn that the holidays are over. While taking down our Christmas ornaments, putting away the stockings and cleaning up pine needles, I go into a temporary funk that this most joyous time is over, again. Although I know it comes every year, I truly love the magic of Christmas, the […]

Orange Cardamom Shortbread & Blue

Christmas is only one week away. This season has flown this time around. It has always been and will always be my favorite time of year. The whole world seems to celebrate. Large Christmas trees adorn street corners or the insides of Seattle’s skyscrapers, Christmas music is a distinct addition to whole month of December […]

Butternut Squash Muffins & Awake

I was shopping at TJs the other day and the cashier commented to me how many people are buying comfort foods. While it could be the change in weather, I know it is not. One of the benefits of living in the PacNW, surrounded by “Not My President” signs in shops, on bikes and in […]