Pickled Avocado

We like pickles in our house. Pickled cucumbers. Pickled okra. Pickled Brussels sprouts. Pickled seeds… …and we also really love avocado. Let’s marry the two, shall we? Creamy and sweet avocado and tangy hot mustard pickle brine – yum-my!

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Rainbow Radish Salad

I simply love the fresh produce this time of year. Although I’ll always miss the fresh markets and plethora of pleasing produce abounding on the streets of the PNW, I’ll take what I can get here.

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Hummus Veggie Sliders

I grew up with the genius of Fannie Farmer at my fingertips. Both Mom and Dad would reference the aging and ginormous encyclopedia of recipes when cooking for the family. Unfortunately, through the shuffle of life, the ancient and cherished bound pages were lost. While I long for the rustic smell of the aged paper…

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Basil Broccoli Lemon Pesto & Roasted Beets

Have you ever wanted to “sneak” some veggies in, unexpectedly amp up another’s physical well being as the enjoy a salubrious and gourmet delight all at once? Me neither… I tend to do nothing in secret – I am a wide open book. In fact, I’ve been told I need to filter myself at times….

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Zucchini Ribbon Ravioli Rolls

Sometimes you want something a little bit lighter on your plate. While we all love and adore pasta and ravioli, the beauty in life often comes from making choices, and the beauty in food choices is that they are endless…and truly glorious. Vibrant green ribbons rolled into ravioli… Sensually savory and sensationally scrumptious. Zucchini Ribbon…

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Coconut Almond Coffee Romesco Sauce

Gifted with a Balinese spiced coffee blend direct from the source, I toiled over how to use this gem. I decided I wanted to create a multi-functional sauce, of sorts – something I could serve over this, with that, alongside this, and underneath that. I knew I wanted to use something hearty and nutty –…

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Vanilla Caraway Braised Cabbage

I am a list-maker, believe it or not. Yes, it’s true. (Do you catch the sarcasm). Most of the time I’m able to file away all the details of just about everything in this little brain of mine. But, just to be sure, I make myself lists ~ lots and lots of them. We have…

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Spiced and Scented Pumpkin Green Chile Steak Sauce

Pumpkin spice season is STILL in full force, even if Starbucks is pushing the peppermint this month – and even this week. I’ll stick with pumpkin in my house…and it’s always the season for steak – filet mignon, that is. Fascinated by the unique flavor combination of pumpkin, green chile, and garam masala a friend…

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Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Have you seen all the recipes floating around the inter webs for whole roasted cauliflower? They seem to be everywhere… …and cauliflower “steak” too. (No offense to the vegans out there, but a thick slab of cauliflower is no where near a steak in any way, shape, or form). But back to the whole, roasted…

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