July 3, 2011
purple cabbage

Spice up your holiday festivities with this flavorful coleslaw. Horseradish and Dijon mustard bring...

July 3, 2011
flag cake

Many patriotic pies and cakes contain food coloring, refined sugar, and generally aren't that...

June 22, 2011
bacon wrapped meatloaf

Now that I have lured you in, you are probably wondering what makes this meatloaf better than all...

June 4, 2011

Everyday after soccer practice, I would wait for the familiar ringing of bells from the elote...

May 27, 2011

Burger Mania! This weekend marks the official opening of BBQ season, a time when nearly every...

May 25, 2011
Raw Vegan Pasta

Spring and summer is the time for picnics and pasta salad - but what do you do if you're raw...

May 16, 2011

Copper River Salmon season begins in mid May, a time us Pacific Northwesterners anxiously await...

May 9, 2011
How to Devil Eggs

Deviled eggs are standard fare at summer get-togethers and barbecues. Make them right and they can...

April 25, 2011

Wondering what to make for your Royal Wedding fête? Why not whip up a batch of drop scones from...

March 25, 2011

Icebox Cake  Featuring Nabisco wafers stacked with whipped cream, covered in more whip and...

December 16, 2009
pasta chicken gratin

I remember going to the home of my parents' friends one night sometime in the mid-70s and...

January 6, 2009
mangalitsa

I'm ashamed to say that my gifts to Barnaby this year were a bit self-serving: a fancy waffle...

December 1, 2008
Lamb Spare Ribs with Kabocha Puree and Walnut Pesto

A few weeks ago we drove out to Walla Walla to do a little early spring release wine tasting. At...

October 20, 2008

I'm a big Donna Brazile fan. So you can imagine my excitement when I heard she would be the...

October 17, 2008
Best Ever Lemon Roasted Chicken

Many years ago in a bookstore in Portland, Oregon, we were fortunate to attend a book signing by...

September 14, 2008
Flax Oat Bran Muffins

These muffins are always a huge hit in our home. They're densely packed with good-for-you...

August 17, 2008
Grilled Tuna With Mango Salsa

I don't know what's better in this dish: the fresh tuna or the mango salsa? The fresh-from-...

July 26, 2008
Pickled Watermelon Rinds

As a Pacific Northwesterner, pickled watermelon rinds were as foreign to me as fried okra, thus we...

June 16, 2008
Garlic And Parsley Grilled Flank Steak

The sun has finally decided to show itself here in Seattle, which means the barbecue has been...

January 31, 2008

I'm always hesitant to order crab cakes. Mainly because most places fall short in including a...

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