Party Food

Easiest Strawberry “Caprese” Bruschetta

Strawberry Caprese Bruschetta | PDXfoodlove

Yes, caprese gets quotation marks. It’s not exactly a caprese, but I just made a little substitution. How was everyone’s weekend? We didn’t have a lot of things on our schedule, so we just had a glorious, relaxing couple of days. We got our butts absolutely kicked in yoga. We watched the Timbers win big […]

Pulled Pork Waffle Toasts

Pulled Pork Waffle Toast | PDXfoodlove

I was going to make these sliders, but I think they are better eaten with only one waffle after all. When we made last week’s savory cornbread waffles, the breakfast part was great. But my original idea had been to make them into a savory dinner dish. It’s hard to believe that was more than […]

Cooked up on May 19, 2014

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Homemade Twinkies

This recipe began with a Christmas gift. Dave gave me both a “twinkie” pan and a frosting injector – what a fun present! I put it to use to take a sweet treat over to our friends’ house for a day of watching football. It was the same day we made those yummy soft pretzels […]

Cooked up on January 16, 2014

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Easy Veggie Switch: Onion-Wrapped Dates

If you are throwing a party in Portland, it’s pretty much a given that you’ll have vegetarians, maybe some vegans, and people that eat gluten free. But cooking for all diet preferences is something we’re getting pretty good at, like with this easy vegetarian swap that Dave came up with last weekend. We had one […]