Morel and Fiddlehead Ragout

Fiddle Heads and Morels

I’m from the Pacifc Northwest and grew up eating the local flora and fauna. My grandfather, mother and stepfather all used to take me  mushroom picking and we would get giant bags of morels. They are my absolute favorite but, … Continue reading

Grandma Shirley’ s Seafood Casserole

Seafood Casserole

Both the photos and the name of this dish are inadequate to communicate the exquisite flavor explosion that is this family dish. This is a dish my grandmother always made at holidays and family get together. She’s 91 and just … Continue reading

Peppermint Melt Away Cookies

Peppermint Melt Away Cookies

I love mint. My favorite ices cream is peppermint, my favorite soap is peppermint, my favorite smell is peppermint. Basically, I would make everything peppermint if I could. Strangely enough I have never bought a bottle of peppermint extract. I … Continue reading

Blinis with Home Cured Trout Roe

Today the adorable Jessica from Fair Share CSF offered me some fresh trout roe to sample. I was super excited but a little intimidated because I wasn’t sure what to do with them. My husband said “Oh good, we can have blinis!” … Continue reading