A soup version of stuffed cabbage and an ode to home cooked meals by Mom.
Mixing brown rice and quinoa makes for an enriched fried rice that's full of taste and texture.
Casserole-style Spanokopita, faster way of prepping the favorite layered dish!
Tantalizing combination of flavors in a confection, Maple Bacon Marshmallows!
Dumpling mania! trying my hand at Khinkali, a Georgian style dumpling, so good!
The most epic Locomoco I've seen yet - Fried Rice Upgrade at Kihei Caffe in Maui, wow!
Love falafel, and lately I've been adding cooked quinoa to it!
Egg and pork chorizo tacos - so comforting and satisfying on a rainy, cold day.
Great idea for a quick homemade gift - lavender sugar!
Making the most of the garden's last batch of fresh Tomatoes - summer flashback!
Getting a just-right method and recipe for Crispy Salt and Pepper Pork Chops!
Simple Skillet Breakfast - eggs, leftover veggies, and cheese!
The bar at Seattle's Local 360 has an amazing collection of local and house-made concoctions.
Pork Rinds at Coterie Room that aren't really pork rinds - amazing and delicious!
Ricotta with pickled beets and baby oregano sprigs
Chicken stuffed with herbed goat cheese and topped with a basil tomato sauce, served over asparagus.
Asparagus and Goat Cheese Pizza with a fried egg!
Homemade bacon and onion jam, perfect with melty cheese on toasts.
Bacon caramel popcorn - great for movie night at home!
Photo of a lovely young pineapple in bloom and a trip to Hawaii
Fresh strawberries -- or any fresh berry -- are an incredible ingredient to work with, especially for ice cream. What a difference it makes!
Delicious way to top your favorite waffle or pancake and make it taste like an apple pie! Simple apple compote.
Best part about homemade ice cream - making whatever flavor you want! Even if it's not the holidays anymore ;)
Making a family favorite - apple pie using my mom's vinegar pie crust recipe!
Colorful look at all the spices used to make a delicious and exotic beef stew.
A 'caviar' version of a favorite liqueur, sprinkled on top of fresh fruit.
Celebrating comfort food classic, pot roast, for those cold winter nights
pumpkin mac and cheese - a way to winterize your favorite comfort food.
Fresh pomegranate seeds over honey-drizzled yogurt. A refreshing and simple answer to a heavy Thanksgiving holiday.
Bacon-wrapped pork medallion. Double happiness with the divine swine.
Little peanut butter and bacon sliders... the perfect accompaniment to some Highland Park Single Malt Whisky at LOT No. 3 in Washington.
Homemade dark cocoa ice cream with hot coffee poured over - java with a sugar rush!
Roasting garlic in bulk and then jarring/freezing for later use.
Farm fresh eggs on top of pasta carbonara -- what could be better?
Pulled BBQ pork and pancakes? A wonderful combination and part of a culinary tour of Steveston in British Columbia.
Crispy daikon cakes from Spicy Stage Cafe in Richmond BC - so tasty, a little like tater tots! Part of a food trek through British Columbia!
Charcuterie with a view -- appetizers at Terra Vista, in Snoqualmie
Seattle gastropub Black Bottle Postern's take on a tropical favorite, poke tuna. Incredibly fresh and flavorful!
Baked noodle casserole using apples mixed in with cheese and caramelized onions -- so tasty!
The breakfast style "Hangover Pizza" at Munchbar - the only hangover you'll crave!
Filled malasadas, a special and indulgent treat served at Tex's in Honokaa in Hawaii.
Meet the ohelo berry -- a tart, small berry endemic to the islands of Hawaii!
Tropical breakfast of fresh papaya, vanilla yogurt with apple bananas at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel
Asiago cheese served with huckleberry preserve -- simple and delicious!