Homemade Orecchiette Pasta from Jenn Louis’s Pasta By Hand

Orecchiette Pasta from Jenn Louis's Pasta by Hand book | PDXfoodlove

Don’t get scared off by the idea of homemade pasta- this recipe is easy and delicious!

Cooked up on March 24, 2016

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Book Review: Salmon: Everything You Need to Know by Diane Morgan

Cookbook Review: Diane Morgan's "Salmon: Everything You Need to Know" | PDXfoodlove

My take on the new cookbook from Portlander Diane Morgan. Spoiler alert: It’s great!

Cooked up on March 22, 2016

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Roasted Cauliflower and Walnut Salad

Roasted Cauliflower Salad | PDXfoodlove

Hello from Texas! As you may have noticed, I have not been good at posting the last couple of days. I have been running around Austin at SXSW, learning a ton and having a great time. Sorry for the lack of posts. I am really excited to share this cauliflower salad, which is another recipe […]

Barley Risotto with Marinated Feta

Barley Risotto with Marinated Feta | PDXfoodlove

We accomplished something pretty incredible this past weekend. Something besides the 6.5 mile run, the intense yoga class or the yard work. We used an entire head of garlic for ONE MEAL. Well, all but four teeny, tiny cloves in the center. I feel like there should be an Xbox Achievement we’ve unlocked for this. […]

Cooked up on February 3, 2014

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Spicy Chickpeas & Fresh Vegetable Salad

Spicy Chickpea and Fresh Vegetable Salad | PDXfoodlove

I’m so excited to show off the first meal that we made from Jerusalem. This cookbook is so amazing. I received it as a Christmas gift after hearing its praises sung from the rooftops by every food writer I can think of. Now I’m joining the chorus. I love this book. This is not sponsored, […]

Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Well, it’s the first day of work on the house. The attic/bedroom has already changed so much from before! I’ll do a more photo-fabulous post about that later when there’s more to share. But first, cookies. These cookies are adapted from an old cookbook that holds a special place in my heart. It was from […]

Cooked up on May 29, 2013

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Tuna Tabbouleh.. Sort of… with Creamy Olive Vinaigrette

It has been a very busy week. I have only truly cooked on one of the evenings this week. I went out with friends once. I made tater tots once. I cooked this yesterday and tonight I had a sandwich. HOWEVER, many gifts are on their way to cities across the country, and various home […]

Cooked up on December 16, 2011

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New Things to Read and Cook

I’ve been awash good food reads this summer. Here’s what I’ve been reading the past few weeks: My good friend Mary brought me two books for an early birthday present. She is so on top of things… her birthday is 9 days after mine… they are next month… and she already brought presents. Several weeks […]

Cooked up on September 20, 2011

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In Which I Make Dried Tomatoes

This weekend I took the opportunity to start trying to process some of our tons of tomatoes to be used at a later date, and I started by drying some tomatoes.I haven’t tasted them yet, but this should yield a similar result to the sun-dried tomatoes I pay $3 or more a cup for at […]

Cooked up on September 7, 2011

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A Big Project with a Big Payoff: Almond Danish Braid Part I

For our lovely beach vacation I wanted to do something special for one of the meals we had at the house. I’ve been reading this book on professional baking – it’s more a textbook than a cookbook – my favorite kind! And I decided to make a Danish braid with almond filling. But if you […]

Cooked up on August 12, 2011

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