Broccoli Rabe

Parmesan Roasted Broccoli Rabe with Toasted Almonds

Broccoli Rabe | PDXfoodlove

Well, we thought we had the start of a warm and sunny spring – but alas, the rain is back. My red rainboots got a good workout today. Truly, it’s a good thing. Too little rain this spring in Portland would mean a much, much drier and less fertile gardening season. And the plants are […]

Slow Cooked Pork & Grits with Fried Plantains

Slow Cooker Pork with Grits & Fried Plantains | PDXfoodlove

This weekend I jokingly told my in-laws that they could fill my Christmas stocking with [dry] grits. Now that they live in the south, they have full access to the good stuff. It was a joke. Buuuuut it actually sounds like a pretty good idea. The more I think about it, the more stockpiling sounds […]

Cooked up on October 21, 2014

More like this: date night | dinner | fun | Uncategorized

Tomato and Goat Cheese Frittata

Tomato and Goat Cheese Frittata | PDXfoodlove

I love eggs. This will surprise no one who reads this blog with regularity. Is there a number of them per day/week that we aren’t supposed to eat? I’m sure there is a ceiling, but I hope I’m not close to it. Team healthy fat! Team protein! Dave was out of town this past weekend, […]

Cooked up on September 10, 2014

More like this: breakfast | brunch | date night | dinner | fitness focus | frugal | garden | gluten free | healthy eating | lunch | meatless | summer | Uncategorized | under 1 hour | vegetarian

Summer Veggies with Mint Pesto

Late Summer Veggies with Mint Pesto | PDXfoodlove

I love meals that are full of veggies. Especially if I can use the entire veggie – this one incorporates the tops of the radishes I put in, for instance. Also, it’s kinda purty, don’t you think? Let’s talk about edible flowers for a second, by the way: I have seen them at so many […]