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Are beets overrunning your garden? Here’s a beet salad that’s earthy and fresh – the sweetness of the beets plays off the spicy arugula and the rich goat cheese.
Our broccoli raab grew in prodigious quantities, and then just as quickly as it had arrived, it bolted – thanks to the Seattle heat wave – and was done. Before it left, we ate a lot of it. Broccoli raab … Continue reading
We have a lot of Oregon bay shrimp on hand at the moment, so when we saw this recipe in the New York Times for lobster summer rolls, we thought it sounded brilliant, and modified it to make shrimp spring … Continue reading
Our little neighborhood at the cabin has a gathering once a year, and all of the neighbors walk down the road, down a rustic path, to a birthday celebration that brings us all together. Everyone brings a dish, and we … Continue reading
Our friend Angie went for a fishing trip and caught us some black rockfish out of Neah Bay. We’d never had this firm-fleshed white fish before. It’s reminiscent of red snapper in flavor and texture – which means it’s delicious. … Continue reading
The first radishes of the season are ready to eat! And what lovely timing, because the crisp, slightly earthy bite of radish goes so nicely with a warm summer-y evening. In this simple salad, the thin, spicy slivers of radish … Continue reading
Seattle’s summer days lend themselves perfectly to picnics. We made this on a beautifully sunny day to take to a potluck picnic the next evening. By the next day, the beautiful warm weather had turned to torrential rains, so we … Continue reading
Sometimes you want a dish that tastes light and bright like springtime. Something that’s easy to make and is super fresh. This is that dish.
It’s been hot in Seattle! And, as a delicate northwest flower, it’s nice not to heat up the kitchen with too much cooking. So, this orzo salad (plus the abundance of tarragon and parsley) made sense as a bring-to-work lunch … Continue reading
As you may know, we recently chicken-sat three very productive hens. And one of the benefits of chicken-sitting (besides the fluffiness, camaraderie and general chicken goofiness) is an abundance of eggs. It’s springtime, so a salad with poached egg on … Continue reading