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

Japanese Curry

March 12th 2014

curry The other night we went down to Moon and Sixpence and had their amazing "Curry Chips", I guess in Britain this is totally a thing...a really, really, great thing! Basically its delicious French fries with curry gravy, and it is ...Continue Reading

Roasted asparagus and beet panzanella

March 10th 2014

WP_20140310_003 The best cooks in the world know how to get the most bang for their buck. Italian panzanella is a prime example of repurposing ingredients. Panzanella utilizes leftover, even stale bread and makes it a showstopping salad. Panzanella is great because ...Continue Reading

Aloo Gobi with Sweet potatoes

March 4th 2014

gobi I love Indian food but I used to rarely make it at home, as it always seemed to be missing out on a certain depth. When I first moved to Portland, I met a lady who had just relocated here from ...Continue Reading

Dirty Martini Ceviche

March 3rd 2014

WP_20140303_003 I love dirty martinis, and no brand makes a better one then Five Wives Vodka produced in my hometown of Ogden Utah. I also love ceviche and figured I could do a play on both and make my own version ...Continue Reading

Broiled ruby red grapefruit with vanilla bean or a discussion on simplicity.

February 27th 2014

broiledgrapefruit In my opinion (which you get a lot of here on my blog) I have found nothing sexier then simplicity. When you can take something or someone and just enjoy them as they are. The most beautiful things on earth are ...Continue Reading

Vegan IPA beer cheese

February 22nd 2014

ipadip I love browsing the recipes and ideas that others have to share. I was doing some reading on food52 and came across this recipe for vegan cheese and thought it sounded really easy and good. It also made me think ...Continue Reading

Lamb Biftekia with Anchovy, sundried tomato and mint sauce

February 20th 2014

WP_20140220_017 Biftekia is basically the Greek word for burger. After I graduated high school in 1999 my parents took myself and my sisters to Greece and I ate this several times, usually made with ground lamb, these were often served on skewers ...Continue Reading

Simple 7 ingredient Pico de gallo

February 18th 2014

pico For the last week and a half I have been in my hometown of Ogden, UT. The visit wasn't planned and was a result of a family emergency. The worst of it has now passed and with a ton of support ...Continue Reading