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Fake-It Asian Take Out

Fake-It Asian Take Out

Ever have one of those nights where you crave a specific dish but don’t want to go out? This usually happens to me with Asian food. It’s still a bit intimidating to me to try these dishes at home and the flavor is never exactly like my favorite places, but it’s fun to try. Continue reading

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Spicy New Years Jambalaya

Spicy New Years Jambalaya

To wrap up 2013 I whipped up a batch of Jambalaya packed with flavor and spice. By combining ingredients from a few different recipes I put my own spin on this traditional creole dish. It was the perfect dish to end the year on and of course paired perfectly with some bubbly. Continue reading

Pike Place Pasta Bar

Pike Place Pasta Bar

Its been far too long since I sat down to blog. In the past 6 months I’ve gotten married, bought a house, moved across country, remodeled master bedroom and got a chocolate lab puppy. Needless to say its been an amazing whirlwind. Continue reading

Tastes Like the Holidays

Tastes Like the Holidays

Last month’s cooking magazines were full of fall recipes. Squash, turkey, ham, fresh herbs and sweet potatoes could be found in almost every recipe. There is something about those flavors that brings back such wonderful memories- just tastes like the holidays. Continue reading