Breakfast Pizza

Breakfast Pizza

Thanks to a great Trader Joe’s run I’m stocked with fun items to throw on the pizza before toasting in my toaster oven- no need to get the kitchen toasty this am with an oven. I used a few of my TJ stapes like shredded peper jack cheese, chicken sausage, naan bread and eggs. Continue reading

Birthday Gyro

Birthday Gyro

I love Greek food. Luckily my husband enjoys tzatziki, hummus and lamb almost more than I do. Its easily become a staple menu item in our house, but until now we’ve never tried to make the Gyro meat from scratch. Continue reading

Tofu and Veggie Fried Rice

Tofu and Veggie Fried Rice

I find that some of my best dishes are unplanned. When the fridge is full of food that needs to be eaten quickly I get creative and make up the meal as a I go. So this makes its hard to write down a recipe, but it also a fun experiment that I hope others can learn to appreciate in their kitchen. 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

Cheap Can Be Healthy

So the holidays are over and our pants are too tight and wallets are empty. You want to eat healthier and save some money right? Usually those two don’t pair well- but with some planning and creativity you can cook simple, healthy meals that won’t cost you a fortune. Here are a few of my … Continue reading

Summer is Hatched!

My fridge and freezer are now full of hatch goodness including- burgers, marinated chicken, tortillas, bread, salsa, lasagna, twice baked potatoes and cornbread. Every aisle of Central Market was filled with creative items all stuffed with Hatch chile peppers. Continue reading

Review: Melting Pot

Review: Melting Pot

During a hectic week stopping to appreciate a great meal with amazing company can make a world of difference. Whether its Date Night your spouse, boyfriend or just your best friend, taking time to enjoy people around you and have someone else do the dishes is an instant stress reliever. Continue reading

Stack Em Up!

Stack Em Up!

Taking after my dad, I’m a fan of food that stacks. Anything in layers seems to enhance flavor and make for great food presentation. My dad often makes a lasagna stack or tortilla breakfast stack using leftovers from dinner. Continue reading