Date Night Dinner

Salmon Cakes with Asparagus Risotto

Salmon Cakes with Asparagus Lemon Risotto | PDXfoodlove

Date night, done right!

Cooked up on May 10, 2017

More like this: date night | dinner | favorites | meatless | seafood | special occasion | spring

Weeknight Sesame Steak Salad

Zesty Weeknight Steak Salad | PDXfoodlove

I have a great secret to tell you about steak. It looks fancy. It sounds fancy. It has a fancy price on many restaurant menus. But there is absolutely a such think as a weeknight steak — because they take like 10 whole minutes to cook. And while you can spend $20+/lb. on some cuts, […]

Cooked up on January 13, 2017

More like this: dairy free | date night | dinner | fun | gluten free | healthy eating | lunch | salad | under 1 hour

Honey Glazed Roast Chicken

Honey Glazed Roast Chicken | PDXfoodlove

One of my favorite meals that looks fancy, but is easy to make!

Cooked up on October 11, 2015

More like this: chicken | dairy free | date night | dinner | entertaining | fall | family | healthy eating

Homemade Spaghetti with Romesco Sauce

Spaghetti with Romesco (Red Pepper Tomato) Sauce | PDXfoodlove

Oh my gosh, this week. Where did it go? I say that knowing full well that tomorrow is Thursday. Let’s talk about romesco sauce: it’s an amazingly easy roasted tomato and red pepper sauce. There are basically two steps: roast veg on pan, blend veg in blender. It was great to pair with something that […]

Cooked up on August 6, 2014

More like this: date night | dinner | fun | meatless | pasta | Uncategorized | under 1 hour | vegetarian

Salmon with Hominy and Fresh Pineapple Salsa

Seared Salmon with Pineapple Salsa

We’re back after a whirlwind weekend in Chicago! I haven’t said anything on the blog or social media before Friday night because it was a surprise for my very dear sister-in-law, Laura. She’s getting married this fall and this weekend was her wedding shower. With the bathroom remodel and our long distance away, we allowed […]

Cooked up on July 28, 2013

More like this: date night | dinner | entertaining | fitness focus | healthy eating | oregon | spring | summer | Uncategorized | under 1 hour

A Birthday Dinner to Die For

On the night of my 25th birthday, I was savoring ricotta ravioli made with fresh pasta and coated with a sweet sage and brown butter sauce with mushrooms. I ate salty marinated olives and enjoyed a salad made with crisp, local apples and lettuce, and feta cheese. I sipped a glass of a perfect Oregon […]

Cooked up on October 10, 2011

More like this: dinner | fall | family | Uncategorized | vegetarian