Cake + Cupcake
I’d recently been craving a berry-flavored cake, and since kuchen is like a cake with berries and crumbles on top, I decided to try my hand at a blueberry kuchen and, darn it, it turned out so good that I ended up eating most...
Pasta
I must admit that, although I do try to eat healthy on a regular basis, most of the recipes I post here are fairly fattening, and this recipe is by far the most fattening of them all. But I will tell you one thing,...
Hungarian Mushroom Soup Hungarian Mushroom Soup
Soup + Stew
I had Hungarian Mushroom Soup for the first time about two years ago in a small cafe in Missoula, Montana. I saw it on the menu and, since I’m a quarter Hungarian and love mushrooms, decided to try it. It was one of the...
Candy
Several weeks ago I tried a new snack from Costco called “Cashew Clusters” and became completely obsessed with it. It is amazingly and utterly delicious! They’re these kind of granola chunks with cashews, pumpkin seeds and almonds in them. I decided to try to...
Breads + Rolls
Last week I went home to Portland for a few days, and while I was there my Mom gave me a stack of old recipes she had held onto for years and years. I went through the little hand-written notes and random clippings and...
Cake + Cupcake
    On a recent trip to Surfas, (my favorite specialty ingredient supply store), I stumbled across a one pound bag of unsweetened coconut shards. I didn’t purchase them at the time because I didn’t know what I would make with them. They stuck...
Cake + Cupcake
    The sweet smell of a rose has always been my favorite smell of all, and it’s also one of my favorite tastes. Growing up my family had a large rose garden lining the pathways in our backyard, and walking through it in...