Here in Portland, it feels like it’s been Halloween for a week already. Last week we had two parties to dress up for, and we have been seeing friends and other Portlanders dressing up since … last Wednesday, really.
Maybe some of those were not costumes – this is Portland after all.
The dachshunds have also been dressing up – new costumes this year include Basil as [click to continue…]
I was having such fun baking from Natalie Slater’s Bake and Destroy cookbook, today I am sharing a brownie recipe from Natalie’s archives – can you tell why I chose this one? Anything that includes habanero, I am on board!
From Natalie’s sinstruction* below, you can use store-bought habanero oil. Because I have to be as complicated as possible, I made my own. My fingers burned for days. Totally worth it. These decadent brownies [click to continue…]
This caramel pairs well with just about anything.
As this slow simmered in my kitchen all day, the warm caramely scent was gloriously intoxicating. As soon as this caramel was done, I immediately made myself a cup of coffee to swirl it in.
This has since topped pancakes, oatmeal, ice cream, and numerous coffees. My spoon is hitting the bottom of the second jar – it is time to make more.
My friend Kathy Hester has just released another fantastic book, Vegan Slow Cooking For Two or Just For You.
Once again, I have a copy to give away today!
This book has stunning photography, and the [click to continue…]
errey day I’m waffelin’
Okay – not every day, but often. Also? Recycled line, I’ve used it before.
You might know I do love my waffles, though. and that I am anything but traditional with them. Sweet? Yes. Savory? Absolutely. As sandwich bread? Why not. In place of a sandwich altogether, in stuffed waffle form? All the time.
Today, because it is Sunday and we’re having waffles for breakfast, I bring you a few waffle recipes to choose from – some sweet, some savory, some stuffed, all good:
grilled cheese wafflewich sliders
sweet zucchini waffles with mango
raspberry coconut flax waffles
carrot juice waffles
croque monsieur stuffed waffles
tahini kale stuffed waffles
cheesy tomato stuffed waffles
pancakes or waffles? ever enjoy them savory?
Happy National Hot and Spicy Food Day!
Yep, among the national food days, I found one that is quite obscure. This is not to be confused with International Hot and Spicy Food Day, which is celebrated in January.
I will have to remember that one too…
Many know I [click to continue…]
This recipe is a few of my favorite things – tahini, coffee, and chocolate.
Oh and fudge.
…and who doesn’t like fudge?
This takes just a few minutes to prep and combine – and if you cannot wait for it to set, leave a few crumbles in the bowl for taste testing.
Fudge dough. It is [click to continue…]