Tag: food

Crab Cakes on Garlic Greens

Food Experiments – Non Recipes for the Daring

One of the benefits of community living, or having several housemates over the years, is the food culture that’s brought in and shared. Hands down my favorite addition was from a couple who introduced me to the concept of using the weekend to prep food for the week including the bean soaking and sour dough…




Holiday Recipes

Thanksgiving is my most FAVORITE holiday of the year and I’m looking forward to trying both the beets recipe (w/my beets from the garden) and the cranberry one. Thanks, People’s Coop.Herbed Beets with Fennel 6 medium red or chiogga 2 large fennel bulbs 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter or butter substitute…




Homemade Snack Bars

This recipe catches my attention after I spend a weekend bicycling from Seattle to Portland. For two days I crave water only to find canned and bottled substitutes more available, each with their own claim of being better than water while being comprised mostly of water. And I can’t decipher the ingredients lists because I…




MOPPING + DIPPING Billy Stubbs Pit Boy BBQ Sauce

I snagged this recipe from Blackbird Wine Shop’s newsletter. When it comes to BBQ, I look to Billy Stubbs Texas Pit Master. He is my own mentor when it comes to grillin’, smokin’, chillin’. Stubbs schooled me in the way of the sauce like the Black Obi Wan Kenobi. I went with it. On faith….




Exquisite Fare, Recession Style

2017 Update: This is the letter that kicked off a succession of annual dinner parties. Hi, Many of you have heard me talk about this crazy dinner party idea, where we get a fabulous chef (or chefs) to come cook an exquisite dinner for a group of us. And all we have to do is…