Weeknight Dinner

Skirt Steak with Serrano Chimichurri

Skirt Steak with Serrano Chimichurri | PDXfoodlove

This has been a good week for photography for me. I really like today’s post photos. I really like yesterday’s photos. I really like the ones I shot today of a local chef’s food. Dave is making a portfolio site so I can actually promote some of them and maybe do a little photography for […]

Cooked up on May 6, 2014

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Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Rice Bowls

Chicken Broccoli Cheddar Rice Bowl

Standbys: we have them for a very good reason. I have this teal dress from Target that is my work standby outfit. It is a cute but simple dress and I have the perfect accessories to go with it. Any coworkers reading this are probably laughing to themselves right now because they know EXACTLY what […]

Cooked up on July 18, 2013

More like this: dinner | frugal | fun | gluten free | lunch | Uncategorized | under 1 hour | uses for leftovers

Bacon-Topped Green Chile Mac and Cheese

Green Chile Mac and Cheese

This pasta was our pre-game meal before the massive Timbers win on Saturday night: Dave and I fueled up on tasty macaroni and cheese, donned our Timbers gear and our heavy coats, and headed out to Jeld-Wen Field for the game. By the time we got downtown, it was raining steadily. And unfortunately, the rain […]

Cooked up on April 8, 2013

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Cacio e Pepe

Cacio e Pepe - Simple cheese and black pepper pasta from PDXfoodlove

Well, we’re back to work, and I am happy to say I feel well-prepared for the week ahead. Lunches are made ahead of time. Dinner is already planned and partially prepped for tomorrow night. And tonight? Tonight we gave pasta night a little more elegance. This simple pasta dish is quickly becoming one of my […]

Cooked up on January 7, 2013

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Zucchini Potato Pancakes

Remember the Brussels sprouts from a few days back? We at them alongside these potato/zucchini pancakes: Now, here is the thing: I could eat sour cream by the bucket. The five gallon bucket. However, I like having arteries that allow blood to pass through, so I hold back a little and just use it frequently […]

Cooked up on January 31, 2012

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Brown Rice with Broccoli, Cheese and Almonds

Broccoli and cheese is a classic combination for a reason. But even the classics could use a little mixing up now and then, which is why I’ve added some sliced almonds and a few aromatics to this simple dish. It’s easy to make and great for a filling vegetarian dinner, which is what we did […]

Cooked up on January 30, 2012

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