Chicken and Grape Salad

Do you need the world's most perfect summer potluck dish?  Because this is it!  It's quick and easy and super refreshing on a hot summer's night. My grandparents lived on the banks of Holmes Harbor, Whidbey Island and every summer was the Island County Fair, which in the 90's it was the best thing ever. … Continue reading Chicken and Grape Salad

Lamb Sausage Pizza

On a road trip through Portland, OR we stopped for dinner at a hole in the wall pizza place, where we tried an unconventional flavor that blew our minds! It was an olive oil base, roasted garlic, mascarpone and mozzarella cheese, and lamb sausage, we knew we had make it at home, and that's just what we did.Of course we changed it a touch once we started making it at home, we replaced the garlic with caramelized onions, added chives for freshness, and made our own lamb sausage. Now we make this pizza almost every time we make pizza at home.

Fried Green Tomato Po’boy

Growing up, my mom was a big gardener. She'd always ask me to help pull weeds, plant new vegetables, and harvest her crop. She tried to pass on the joy of gardening and how fulfilling it was to grow your own food, but I wanted nothing to do with it! I was very close to … Continue reading Fried Green Tomato Po’boy

Creamy Chicken Taquitos

If you have kids you know you need to stock up on snacks. If you have boys you know you need to double the amount of snacks that you think would be enough. And if you have twin boys who are 10 you know you need to live next door to a Costco so you … Continue reading Creamy Chicken Taquitos

Lamb Saag

During middle school and high school, one of my best friends was Indian. Every time I'd go to her house, her family would offer to feed me.  They always had curries, saags, goat, everything you'd ever want and they were excellent cooks! My mom really doesn't like curry so Indian food was never and option … Continue reading Lamb Saag

Caprese Sandwich

Do you know how hard it is for a non-vegetarian to create a vegetarian sandwich that would please the masses, that also is unique and flavorful? It's actually a lot harder than it sounds! When we got involved in working for a food truck, the original list was at least 15 sandwiches long. Out of the … Continue reading Caprese Sandwich

Pork Bulgogi

I love Korean BBQ! I remember the first time my parents and I went out for Korean BBQ. I was only about 11 or 12 but that night is still talked about because it was the funniest things that has ever happened to us at a restaurant. We didn't know exactly what to do or … Continue reading Pork Bulgogi

Asparagus Glass Noodles

When I was 7, my dad forced me to quit gymnastics which I LOVED. I even did so well that there was talk about me trying out for the competitive team; I'm not still bitter or anything. Now that I'm a parent, I'm thinking they were just trying to get more money out of my … Continue reading Asparagus Glass Noodles

Beef Bulgogi

I've said it once and I'll say it again, I Love Korean BBQ! Beef Bulgogi is probably my favorite kind too. It is thinly sliced meat (usually rib eye) marinated and then cooked quickly at a high heat. I love the salty, sweet, umami balance to it, which makes it a good dish to make … Continue reading Beef Bulgogi

Cheater Ramen

I've said it once and I'll say it again, I Love Ramen!! There are those days though, that I just don't want the whole hassle of making ramen from scratch. I grew up on top ramen (Maruchan brand of course); ramen has always been a comfort food to me. My dad was the one who'd … Continue reading Cheater Ramen