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Pasta with Silky Eggplant Sauce

Three beautiful eggplants peeked out from the bottom of my CSA box this week. Shiny, deep dark purple, they were so perfect I dared not admire them long. Eggplant waits […]

Ginger-Lime Grilled Chicken

Somewhere between all the tomatoes you can eat and trying to manage all that zucchini, you may find yourself wondering what to do about dinner. Don’t heat your house up […]

Hiyashi Chuka

Cue the cucumbers, it’s warm out there and you need to adjust accordingly. A cold noodle salad is refreshing on hot days and these Tokyo-inspired cold ramen noodles are a […]

Vegan, Gluten-Free Peach Cobbler

Fresh Northwest peaches are here, and they are sublime. Eat this very fragile fruit-of-the-moment every way you can. Scatter fresh peach slices over whole grain toast smeared with ricotta, add […]

Seared Scallops with Pineapple-Basil Risotto

Grab a taste of the tropics with this breezy Pineapple-Basil Risotto. Topped with meaty, seared scallops, it’s a big impact entree you can make with low impact effort. It’s summer, […]

Ginger-Miso Pasta Salad

What would summer be without pasta salad? This Ginger-Miso version is a healthy side dish, but it’s filling enough to be a main. Vegetarian and gluten-free, there is no mayo. […]

Blueberry Smart Smoothie

Mother Nature has waved her magic wand over the Northwest and here we are bursting at the seams with berries and all manner of vegetal delights. Your mission right now […]

Tangy Cherry Barbecue Sausage

The heat is on. If the sweltering stretch of weather has left you feeling less than enthusiastic about cooking, you are not alone. It is predicted to be one hot […]

Strawberry Snacking Cake

Garden picked or farmstead fresh, when life gives you strawberries, make Strawberry Snacking Cake. This olive oil and cornmeal sheet cake is perfect for brunch or tea time and it’s […]

Sheet Pan Shrimp Boil

A Northwest summer would not be complete without seafood - clambakes, cedar planked salmon or a fish fry featuring something freshly caught. Make dad’s day with a winner of a […]

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