Raspberry Vinaigrette

A while back, the Oregon Raspberry Blackberry Commission contacted me about writing a post about their berries. Specifically frozen berries. I made a few recipes and they were good, but for one reason or another, I didn’t want to postRead more…

Chicken with Sunflower Butter, Lime, and Sriracha – a slow cooker recipe

A while back, I posted an ice cream recipe made from a chocolate and sunflower seed butter that I got from a local company called Good Luck Chuck. While I was pretty fond of that recipe, I have to sayRead more…

Tomato Salad with Thyme and Honey

When I was a kid, my mom made a salad that was incredibly simple: it was nothing but sliced tomatoes, salt, black pepper, white vinegar, and white sugar. It almost sounds too simple, right? The fanciest ingredient was the farm-freshRead more…

Greek-Style Cauliflower

Looks normal, but the flavor, but the flavor will surprise your guests.This might be one of the simplest recipes I’ve posted on this blog, but it’s really, really, really good. The funny thing is that after all the cauliflower thatRead more…

Artichoke Heart and Red Pepper Salad

I adore artichokes. I like them stuffed, and plain and I like the hearts in recipes or pickled or in salads. In this case the artichoke hearts are totally the star of the show. The lemon juice adds brightness, theRead more…

Frozen Banana Daiquiri (and a Mocktail!)

The original daiquiri cocktail was nothing more than rum, a little sugar, and lime juice. That’s it. But cocktails evolve, and people fiddle. I certainly like to fiddle with drinks. It’s fun and it’s usually tasty. This banana daiquiri canRead more…