Assembled and Ready

I have 75 packages of cookies baked, packaged, labeled, and ready to be sold at the Bake Olympia food bloggers bake sale tomorrow evening. I’m so excited to get to meet so many food-loving people! If you are local be sure to come downtown and say hi. If you aren’t, check back next week for […]

Rice Wine Vegetable Stir-Fry

My refrigerator is positively busting with fresh produce. All year I look forward to this time of year when there are zucchini, green beans, cucumbers, corn, and tomatoes, but just as soon as it arrives I get overwhelmed and never know where to start. Should I use the tomatoes first, or corn? I have so […]

Stove-Top Ratatouille

Perhaps it is because I just celebrated my birthday, or because of my wedding a few weeks ago, or maybe it’s that my youngest sibling just left for her first year of college, but I find myself being very retrospective lately. Thinking about all that has changed and the twists and turns of life that […]

Roasted Chickpeas with Chard

Sometimes there are recipes so simple yet satisfying that I feel guilty when I make them more than once in a week. It almost feels like I’m cheating, like somehow I should be able to be more creative, challenge myself and try something new. Then I remind myself that if it ain’t broke, don’t fix […]

Frittata with Fresh Spring Nettles

Growing up my siblings and I had free range of the 5+ acres of land around our house in southern Ohio that included a stream, woodland forest, and a grassy meadow. My parents were very intentional about educating us about the native plants that grew in the area, which ones were safe to play with and which […]