Date night, done right!
A while back someone asked me what all I grow in my yard, food-wise. I didn’t realize quite how long the list had become. On our standard City of Portland plot, we’ve got blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, rhubarb, strawberries, a couple types of lettuce, carrots, radishes, tomatoes, peppers and lavender going right now. Then there’s the […]
Remember my post-angel-food-cake debacle of having 12 egg yolks? I used about half of them in the lemon curd, and it was delicious. This is how I used the other half. You may recall this aioli from my homemade hamburger buns photo, in which it slyly dripped down the side of my cute little burger. […]
I have done approximately 70 muffin recipes in my time doing PDXfoodlove. Don’t go check the index. It is woefully out of date. Try the “muffin” tag instead. But you may be wondering why I’ve never done a lemon poppy seed recipe. The answer is because I didn’t have any poppyseeds and always forgot to […]
Some may disagree with me on this, but I, an avowed beer lover, feel that even though beer is almost always appropriate, New Year’s Eve calls for something a little more fancy. Either champagne or cocktails. This year, we’re cooking up a delectable culinary adventure of a meal that involves salmon, cheese puffs, green beans […]