Month: June 2017

Cherry Colada Popsicles

Cherry Colada Popsicles

I’m just going to say it: I like piña coladas but not getting caught in the rain. I mean what’s not like? Rum. Yes. Pineapple. Yes. Coconut. Yes. Rain. No. I also, however, like to mix things up a bit, and I thought that just […]

Weekend Fun List June 19-25

Weekend Fun List June 19-25

It’s finally warm in Washington! I know I will regret celebrating when we hit 90°, but it’s almost July and we’ve had such awful weather this year. I’m going to make the most of what could potentially be a brief warm spell by grilling, hiking, […]

Three-Ingredient Thursdays: The Cilantro Martini

Three-Ingredient Thursdays: The Cilantro Martini

For my second installment of three-ingredient Thursdays, I bring you: The Cilantro Martini! Stirred, not shaken. I know what you are thinking: “Cilantro? In a martini? Why???” But bear with me; it will all make sense in a minute. The idea for this drink arose […]

Coconut Chia Seed Pudding Three Ways (Gluten-Free, No Refined Sugar)

Coconut Chia Seed Pudding Three Ways (Gluten-Free, No Refined Sugar)

I’ve loved chia seed pudding since before it became a big thing on the internet. It’s easy to make and there are endless ways in which you can customize it. More importantly, it’s good for you. I recently learned that chia seeds are indigenous to […]

Weekend Fun List June 12-18

Weekend Fun List June 12-18

Happy Saturday, everyone! I’m hoping to do some hiking this weekend if the weather cooperates (it’s been super rainy in WA), but here’s what I have planned in case in case it turns into a weekend at home instead. Movies and TV Get Out In […]

Three-Ingredient Thursdays: The Americano Shandy

Three-Ingredient Thursdays: The Americano Shandy

Welcome to the first installment of three-ingredient Thursdays! Every Thursday from now on, I will do my best to present you with a delectable, yet simple, cocktail made out of just three ingredients. As someone who still considers herself a beginner when it comes to […]

Garlicky Grilled Shrimp and Raw Oysters with a Chive Blossom Mignonette

Garlicky Grilled Shrimp and Raw Oysters with a Chive Blossom Mignonette

Grilling season is upon us, so I wanted to share an easy and elegant grilled meal that makes use of one of my favorite things about spring: chive blossoms. I started growing my own chives in containers about two years ago, and I was delighted […]

Weekend Fun List June 5-11

Weekend Fun List June 5-11

Hooray! The weekend is finally here! Here’s what I’ll be watching, reading, drinking, and cooking this weekend. Movies and TV Wonder Woman: I’m not a huge fan of remakes, but this movie has gotten such great reviews that I can’t wait to see it. Also […]

Boozy Strawberry Rhubarb Granita

Boozy Strawberry Rhubarb Granita

This boozy strawberry rhubarb granita is my attempt at blurring the lines between a cocktail and dessert. It also makes use of two ingredients that are currently everywhere in Eastern Washington: strawberries and rhubarb. I love the tartness of the rhubarb combined with the sweetness […]

Radishes with Homemade Butter and Salt

Radishes with Homemade Butter and Salt

My first and clearest food memory is standing in a field with my parents and putting a whole sprig of cilantro in my mouth. It tasted green, juicy, and fresh. I also distinctly remember the flavor of soil, probably because the farmer who had agreed […]