Tag: Cooking

Lemon Blueberry French Toast

I love a good savory breakfast but sometimes you need something sweet. What could be better than homemade lemon-blueberry bread turned into French toast topped with a fresh berry compote and homemade whipped cream? The answer: not a whole lot. The recipes are an explosion of flavor that will leave you wanting more and groaning

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Foodie Friday: Pineapple Jam

One of the things that I love about food blogging is the adventure of finding new recipes to try. I have been trying my hand a quick pickling vegetables lately and decided to try making a batch of jam for when we had visitors recently. What could be better for summer that pineapple jam? I

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Kansas: Gingerbread Houses

While in Kansas for a belated holiday activity we decorated gingerbread houses. My doghouse used a LOT of red icing and my work stations and hands were covered in icing the whole time. I honestly don’t remember the last time I decorated a gingerbread house but this was fun and I’d love to do it

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Foodie Friday: Strawberry-Basil Meringue

I recently made Lemon Balm-Blackberry Meringue and they are fantastic, like biting into a cloud but I wanted to try some other flavor combinations. I have a couple of basil plants growing like crazy and decided that the next version to try was Strawberry-Basil. The flavors go great together already and were wonderful combined in

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Foodie Friday: Micro-Green Omelet

Last week I looked at using micro-greens in pesto. But they are quite tasty in a number of other things too – one of those being omelets. I will admit that this recipe was partly inspired by the fact that I bought two-dozen eggs at the farmer’s market. We aren’t vegan or vegetarian but we

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Foodie Friday: Micro-Green Pesto

Pesto is always a great summer sauce, light and flavorful and full of greens. I’ve posted other fun pesto recipes on my blog in the past such as Arugula-Lavender and Mint-Arugula. But I started out making a slightly more traditional pesto with basil when I first started making pesto. I fell in love with the

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Review: Gen Korean BBQ House

I realize that restaurant reviews are not something that I typically do on this blog but sometimes a place is just that good. One of the places that Keltin studied aboard while in college was South Korea and we have been looking for a good Korean BBQ restaurant for a while. On a coworker’s recommendation

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Foodie Friday: Kitchen Knife Skills

Recently I started taking some cooking classes at Sur La Table. This latest one was a bit different though. Instead of going in a cooking a themed dish we learned how to properly use a Chef’s Knife. Safety in the kitchen should be a pretty high priority and this class was great for that because

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