Comfort Food

Comfort Food

Spring Cooking

It’s finally spring! And you know what that means…no more root vegetables! Hooray! I’ve been getting so antsy for the farmer’s market to open so I can get my hands on some fresh produce, and in the meantime daydreaming about everything I’m going to make with it once I do. For […]

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Sheet Pan Pizza

Early in the afternoon, after a simple snack of halved grapes shared quietly with a little boy, I sneak downstairs for a few minutes to prep for dinner. I slide my mixer out of the quirky little built-in cabinet in my kitchen, and mix sea salt harvested on the Oregon coast […]

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Apricot Almond Cake

I don’t know if it’s the inherent coziness of this season, the record breaking rainfall or the deluge of pumpkin products everywhere I look, but man I’m really feeling fall this year. I’m ready to move into an old, British stone cottage, drink tea, wear thick sweaters and bake. And I know […]

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Pulled Pork Tacos with Peach Salsa

Over the last few weeks I’ve been redesigning my blog and going back through the archives to update things behind the scenes. I wanted to fix some of the photo issues I’ve had, link everything up so it can be found easier and make sure all my posts were sorted into the right categories. In doing […]

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Spinach Pasta Salad

Row after row of tables heaving with steaming casseroles and crisp salads, platters of crunchy fried chicken and potato salad, slow cookers filled with little smokies bathed in barbecue sauce and vibrant bowls of punch speckled with frothy scoops of sherbet. A sea of tables has transformed the carpeted church gym and nothing can […]