Kapama style Lamb Ragu with whole wheat orzo and rainbow chard and house hunting in Portland, Oregon.

April 28th 2014

IMG_0329 (3) Over the weekend we went house hunting here in Portland. My husband and I have been wanting to get our own place here and feel like now is the time. Our family has been here for three years and my ...Continue Reading

One night in Bangkok Salad

April 24th 2014

IMG_0318 Recent media panic has been broadcasting that we need to up the veg to eight yes EIGHT servings per day! Did I mention preferably raw?Well I can tell you I do not get enough nor does my family...so I am on ...Continue Reading

Grecian bowl of yummy!

April 22nd 2014

IMG_0291 (2) So I love me some "Buddah Bowl" which is basically a big bowl of healthy vegetarian stuff topped with tahini dressing and eaten with good conscious. There are some great options here and even carts dedicated to the art of ...Continue Reading

A call to all my past resignations or why women should throw each another a bone.

April 17th 2014

I strategically spotted the open booth still un-bussed from the previous set of tea drinkers...a moment to read the Willamette weekly while my bombastic 2 and half year old could play in the play area and be happily distracted while I caught up on snarky articles. I needed to transport ...Continue Reading

Drunken Noodles

April 16th 2014

IMG_0265 I have cooked for a few drunks in my day....and this recipe right here is a great one if you want to have a great meal to accompany beer or cocktails. Traditionally in Thailand these are served to late night patrons ...Continue Reading

30 Minute Lasagna Soup

April 15th 2014

IMG_0228 What a week! I haven't been in the kitchen much, as my sister Kristina was in town and I made her go eat all the places I love and some that I haven't tried. We went to Aberdeen, WA to visit ...Continue Reading

Easter egg radishes sashimi style

April 9th 2014

radish This recipe is a fun lil' play on Japanese sashimi, I used "Easter egg" radishes a bit of ponzu, lemon zest, and dill. I like to prepare produce like you would animal protein and the result is quite tasty. I would ...Continue Reading

Greek-style Chickpea soup

April 1st 2014

chickpea This simple recipe is a great way to enjoy chickpeas. Very popular in Greece, the ingredients and preparation are simple. The trick to flavor is the use of olive oil and slow cooking to produce a rich, and full flavored soup. ...Continue Reading

5-ingredient, one pan Chinese Broccoli Chicken

April 1st 2014

brocchix I like to call this one "Chinese take-out fake-out" because no one will know it isn't from a restaurant. Ridiculously easy there is no excuse not to cook this for your family any night of the week. It is all cooked ...Continue Reading

Tahini Noodles

March 30th 2014

noodles I really love this recipe, like it in a unhealthy almost obsessed way....why? Because it so damn tasty! If you bring this to a potluck, I promise there will be nothing left over! With a few things that stay great in ...Continue Reading