Cream Cheese

Homemade Mascarpone

Homemade Mascarpone | PDXfoodlove

I’ve been talking up my homemade mascarpone for over a week, teasing you all with a Strawberry and Mascarpone Tart, and this Grapefruit Arugula Toast. Well, the wait is over. I’m finally writing about the cheese itself! I can’t believe how easy this was, and how much better the homemade version tastes. Or how inexpensive […]

Cooked up on April 8, 2014

More like this: dessert | dips | dips and spreads | DIY | fun | meatless | six ingredients or less | Uncategorized | vegetarian

Strawberry Basil “Grilled Cheese”

strawberry basil grilled cheese

Hello from my house. It is a beautiful afternoon all of a sudden – after lots of rain, the clouds are gone and the sky is bright blue and I almost don’t recognize Portland in February. And I’m especially happy to be able to see it because I am at home, off for a half […]

Cooked up on February 22, 2013

More like this: lunch | sandwich | six ingredients or less | spring | Uncategorized | under 1 hour | vegetarian

Fall Molasses Spice Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

You know what one of my very favorite things is about this time of year? There are SO many excuses to bake. So many! I will take every last one of them, too. I have been in the mood for molasses – which may sound like it’s out of the main range of pantry goods, […]

Cooked up on October 25, 2012

More like this: baking | cake | date night | dessert | entertaining | fall | fun | holiday | winter

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Also known as, most of my favorite foods ever, all in one package. I’m a pumpkin girl. It is my destiny – I was born in October and my mom and maternal grandmother have been calling me “Pumpkin” or “Punkin” (that would be Grandma) for my entire life. Maybe they made some kind of agreement […]

Cooked up on August 19, 2012

More like this: baking | dessert