Crab Chowder Recipe: Finished!

Crab Chowder Recipe

I recently visited the coast with some friends, and wanted to bring back a little treat for my sweetie. The little town didn’t have many places to shop, and so I opted to make my gift a food gift: Crab Chowder. While we were there, we bought a couple of fresh dungeness crab from a […]

Hot Kitchen Pesto Recipe Demonstration

Kale Puree Recipe

Date night dinner: seared chicken, creamy-garlicky kale purée, grilled asparagus, pearl cous cous with red onion and sweet bell pepper. A photo posted by Hot Kitchen (@hot_kitchen_show) on Mar 23, 2015 at 8:28pm PDT Okay, I get it, months go by and there’s not been a peep outta us. You’re looking for a date night […]

Patriotic Fruit Tart Recipe — In Pictures

Welcome! Rather than bore you to pieces with my typical verbose writing, enjoy this picture-centric fruit tart recipe that walks you through how to make your own patriotic fruit treat. If you like this approach, I’d love to hear from you! Happy 4th of July!

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Peanut Butter Balls – No Bake Cookie Recipe

 Peanut Butter Balls – A No Bake Cookie Recipe This no bake cookie recipe was one of the 14 cookies we made at the cookie exchange at the In Good Taste Cooking School’s 2012 annual cookie exchange.  In just about three hours, 15 participants turned out about 1000 cookies, then we split them up at […]

Surprise Chocolate Macaroons

So,  I was trying to make 7 minute frosting,  and was doing fine until I decided to add 4Tbsp cocoa powder. Now,  I know that chocolate kills meringue,  but I added it anyways,  hoping it wouldn’t deflate the frosting too much. FAIL! It turned those stiff peaks into drippy batter.  So… in a last ditch […]

Apple Rosette Pie Recipe

Brandied Apple Rosette Pie Recipe

Warning:  You are about to read a ridiculous apple pie recipe! It involves salted caramel, cheesecake, brandied apples, candied nuts and of course, flaki-licious pie crust. As if the flavors were not enough, this pie is also a stunning beauty that will no doubt steal the show. This apple rosette pie recipe was to be […]

Butterscotch pie recipe

Butterscotch Pie Recipe

This lovely butterscotch pie recipe is delicious anytime of year! Not to mention it is a charming partner to pumpkin and apple pies during the holidays. Cream pies are a unique and fairly easy class of pies to make, with options ranging from coconut cream to chocolate cream to butterscotch and beyond. Once you’ve tried […]

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Classic Pie Crust Recipe – No Shortening Allowed

Coconut oil in a pie crust recipe? Yes! The holidays are fast approaching, and there is no reason why you can’t make your own pie crust!  I’ve regularly hear people tell me that they are afraid to make their own pie crust. Afraid? Really? Okay, I suppose I get that because it is a delicate […]

Mini Apple Galette Tart Recipe A'la Mode

Mini Apple Galette Recipe

Mini Apple Galette Recipe: A consolation for the early autumn The rain has certainly returned with no apologies. Whatever. Fine. We’ll adapt because that’s what we do here in Cascadia. Fortunately, there are consolation prizes for all this precipitation.Time to break out the flour, butter, and sugar and bake up a storm because nothing warms […]

Classic Creamy Turkey Gravy Recipe

Just your basic scratch-made turkey gravy recipe Essential, basic, simple and wholesome. This is a modern take on classic creamy turkey gravy recipes, but it is better for you. Use it for your roast turkey breast, or make a massive batch of it for the Holiday feast.  The sneaky thing here is that the recipe […]