Lent

Blood Orange Tuna Cakes

Blood Orange Tuna Cakes | PDXfoodlove

A citrus-y protein-packed meal that’s perfect post-workout fuel. Make it with grapefruit if you don’t have blood oranges handy!

Cooked up on January 15, 2018

More like this: dairy free | easy | fitness focus | fun | gluten free | healthy eating | low carb | lunch | meatless | salad | seafood | under 1 hour | winter

Shrimp Bucatini with Crème Fraîche Sauce

Shrimp Pasta with Creme Fraiche Sauce | PDXfoodlove

I loved this easy “sauce.” Nobody said it has to be fancy! The Dijon mustard was a smart trick to add some dimension without destroying the dish’s simplicity.

Cooked up on April 13, 2015

More like this: date night | dinner | frugal | fun | lent | pantry | pasta

Steamed Mussels with Fennel and White Wine

Steamed Mussels with Fennel and White Wine | PDXfoodlove

Steamed mussels are one of our favorite dinners. Make sure to grab some good bread to sop up the delicious broth!

Cooked up on February 20, 2015

More like this: date night | dinner | healthy eating | lent | seafood | under 1 hour

Caramelized Onion Risotto

Caramelized Onion Risotto | PDXfoodlove

I really loved the way the caramelized onion risotto imparted sweet oniony flavor to the entire place of rice.

Cooked up on February 19, 2015

More like this: date night | dinner | frugal | gluten free | lent | lunch | make ahead | meatless | Uncategorized | under 1 hour | vegetarian

Dave’s Crab Soup

It’s the second-to-last Friday in Lent, and that means it’s time for more seafood! Last weekend Dave came up with the idea to make this incredible crab soup, and serve it in a sourdough bread bowl. It was mind-blowing. And not too complicated, actually!       It has been a busy geez… probably month. […]

Cooked up on March 30, 2012

More like this: date night | dinner | lent | special occasion | Uncategorized | under 1 hour

Shortbread-Crusted Cod (with Trefoils!) and Lemon Butter Sauce

Here’s another savory experiment in the continuing saga of cooking with Girl Scout cookies. By the way, I thought I should mention that I am not actually getting paid extra to do this. I just thought it would be fun. Anywho: This fish dinner was mostly a success. The crust is a little sweet, but […]

Cooked up on March 2, 2012

More like this: dinner | Girl Scout Cookies | healthy eating | lent | under 1 hour

Roasted Garlic Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

Happy first Friday in Lent, friends. This morning, I continued my streak of being dating/engaged to/married to someone who observes meatless Fridays, and forgetting that it’s a meatless Friday. Thankfully he is patient. I do actually really like the observance, and try to observe with my husband. I also love that suddenly, a lot of […]

Cooked up on February 24, 2012

More like this: dinner | frugal | gluten free | lent | pantry | side | six ingredients or less | Uncategorized | uses for leftovers | vegetarian