Vegetables

Brown Butter Roasted Radishes

Brown Butter Roasted Radishes | PDXfoodlove

You guys. Summer feels so close. In Portland, spring doesn’t matter a ton because it still rains all the time, it’s just warmer than it was in the winter. I have personally been caught in showers three times in the past three days. Whoever wrote that song about getting caught in the rain hasn’t had […]

Cooked up on May 5, 2014

Spinach Artichoke Salad, plus 5 Great Tips for Eating More Veggies

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If you are researching what you eat on the internet, chances are you are already aware that almost every single person in the country could benefit from eating more vegetables. They’re lower in calories. They are PACKED with vitamins and minerals – especially when fresh. They’re more environmentally friendly and sustainable to produce. They’re cheaper. […]

Cooked up on October 8, 2012

This week’s CSA is a blank canvas.

About halfway through the work day I realized what day it was, and that we were getting a new CSA box delivered today. I was excited about it for the rest of the afternoon. Now I just need to remember to put out the trash Wednesday night. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on […]

Cooked up on October 4, 2011

Our Garden Exploded!

Dave and I went away for last weekend, and when we got back, we couldn’t help but notice that things weren’t the way we left them.. This is our sunflower that is growing in the backyard. That is all I can see of it because IT IS WELL OVER SIX FEET TALL. I can’t wait […]

Cooked up on August 11, 2011

National Can It Forward Day via The Oregonian

Here’s a cool thing coming up that was announced in today’s Oregonian: National Can It Forward Day is August 13, where they are holding a day-long podcast/webinar thing in Seattle so you can watch people do it. There’s also tips for the supplies you need and what to do to hold a canning party at […]

Cooked up on August 9, 2011

Easy Zucchini Dip: An Experiment

I may have mentioned that I’m on a quest to find new and interesting ways to use the zucchini we have. I think we are down to two in the fridge after my latest experiment, in which I wrote a recipe for zucchini dip. I was thinking about how we made baba ghanoush over the […]

Cooked up on August 3, 2011

Vanishing Zucchini Bread (Good thing it’s so easy to make)

I made it two days ago, and we’ve all but devoured the whole loaf. I may have mentioned, but right now we are in possession of a whole mess of zucchini. We had five to begin with. Three of them remain – the first one became zucchini tostadas and the second one became this bread. […]

Cooked up on August 1, 2011

Our food philosophy

As I was writing the tags for the a post the other day a thought occurred to me – so far, not much meat has been cooked on this blog. I’ve used the tag “vegetarian” many times and “vegan” a few, but the reason we eat the way we do is more complex, and primarily […]

Cooked up on July 30, 2011

Panzanella: A Healthy, Veggie, Seasonal Dinner

A panzanella is an Italian bread and tomato salad, but the recipe we found in a Tastes of Home magazine earlier this year added cannelini beans and artichokes and turned it into a full meal that’s perfect for summer and requires almost no cooking. Dave has such great intuition when it comes to cooking. It […]

Cooked up on July 28, 2011

Five-Ingredient Lunch: Caprese Salad

Caprese salads are beautiful on their own and great for adding to a fancy dinner, but because there is so little prep involved I think they’re totally underrated as a lunch item. Plus, there’s no cooking involved and almost no work. If the ingredients are fresh, this salad will stand on its own as a […]

Cooked up on July 25, 2011