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Two fun Thanksgiving leftover ideas: Pie Milkshake and Cranberry Granola Breakfast

Pie Milkshakes & Other Fun Ways to Use Thanksgiving Leftovers | PDXfoodlove

Happy Sunday, everyone. I don’t know about you but having a few days off has been fun, restful, full of adventure and fun projects. Not to mention spending time with close friends at our annual Friendsgiving. I actually haven’t done a ton of shopping yet – but don’t worry, I will remedy that soon. Yesterday […]

Cooked up on November 30, 2014

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Beet Purée with Yogurt and Za’atar

Beet Purée with Yogurt and Za'atar | PDXfoodlove

I have been planning to make this gorgeous beet paste forever. I have a brand new bag of za’atar and I was really excited to use it… except I left it on my desk at work for almost a week. And I would get home, and note that I still had my roasted beets in […]

Cooked up on August 25, 2014

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Apricot Jam

Apricot Jam | PDXfoodlove

Annnnd we’re back! It’s been a very busy week; the kind of week that means blog activities may have to take a backseat. Now I’ve been home for a couple days, slept a couple of 10-hour nights complete with afternoon naps to tack on a little extra, and I’m approaching productivity mode again. Thank goodness […]

Homemade Butterscotch Sauce

Homemade Butterscotch | PDXfoodlove

Whew! I don’t know where the time goes these days. My new job has been very busy and fun, and it’s had me in Seattle twice already and soon I’m off to LA. I used to live in the Seattle area when I was very young, and I loved it then. It’s been really fun […]

Kale & Almond Pesto Toast

Kale Pesto + Yogurt Toast | PDXfoodlove

What a nice weekend this has been. For the first time in forever, I didn’t have anything going on. Dave and I had time to go to yoga, have a long run outside, do a nice deep clean of the house and tons of laundry, and make gorgeous, healthy meals at home. Oh, and watch […]

Strawberry Vanilla Rose Jam

Strawberry Vanilla Rose Jam

Ohai! It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Possibly my longest time without a blog post in the two-and-change years I’ve been writing this blog. I’ve had a few things going on. First, we were gone for several days at my sister-in-law’s wedding in South Carolina. It was absolutely lovely. The wedding was perfect (my husband […]

Marionberry Jam

Marionberry/Blackberry Jam

To say that marionberries are dear to the hearts of Oregonians is like saying that kids like pizza and ice cream: a total understatement. If something can be made with marionberries in this state, it will be done. Pie. Jam. Yogurt. Ice cream. Pancakes. And for the love of Portlandia, don’t call them “blackberries.” This […]

Pan-Roasted Peach Bruschetta

Peach & Ricotta Bruschetta

I’m a little late today! This week is flying by and so busy. And I’m only home for a few hours before we head out again. Whew. At least we had a half day off! Our managers at Girl Scouts threw us a picnic. We got off work at 12:30, had a tasty barbecue in […]

Grilled Corn on the Cob with Paprika and Sriracha Butter

Siracha Corn on the Cob

Let’s talk about grilling. I know you’re already probably doing it a lot, given the time of year. But it’s usually a domain for meats instead of veggies. Well, today we busted out the grill (ok, fine, the grill pan) and had a meal that was just grilled fruits and veggies. We had grilled pineapple, […]

Blueberry Lime Jam

Blueberry Lime Jam

I am so happy to say that after about five weeks of living in the guest room, having work done on the house and a significant decimation of some savings, we have a beautiful new bathroom. I don’t want to jinx anything, because it still has to pass the inspection by the city, but it […]