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FFwD: Crab & Grapefruit Salad

Well, okay, in all honesty I wasn’t super-super-crazy about this French Fridays with Dorie recipe. Although, I think that has more to do with the fact that I maybe had some less-than-super-flavorful crab meat than anything having to do with the recipe. Oh well, it was still a pretty good & healthy weeknight meal […]

Vinegar-Braised Chicken with Leeks and Peas

This…was so good. And it was really a last minute dinner idea. I had to go get chicken and white balsamic vinegar. Okay and leeks, but really after I got everything I needed it was so quick and delicious! And you could certainly use non-white balsamic vinegar if you don’t mind a pink sauce.


Feta & Kamut Berry Salad

This has become sort of a weekly staple over the last…okay, well, only two weeks but I plan to keep making it pretty often. In fact, I am on my second bag of Kamut Berries. Of course, you can also make this with plain old wheat or spelt berries (or even rye berries), but […]

Restaurant Beck: Chef Driven Cuisine in Depoe Bay

Restaurant Beck 2345 South Highway 101 Depoe Bay, Oregon 97341 541-765-3220

We recently (as in just last Saturday) made a field trip to Depoe Bay to check out Restaurant Beck, which is about 2 miles south of downtown Depoe Bay, right on Highway 101. It’s in a hotel called Whale Cove Inn, which we […]

FFwD: Cheese Soufflé

Okay, okay, it’s Saturday. But I did actually make this last week and then just forgot to post about it Thursday night. Sometimes that happens…to me. Anyway, this week’s French Fridays with Dorie was cheese soufflé. Instead of making one big soufflé, I opted to make small, individual soufflés in one cup ramekins. I […]