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Homemade Ricotta & Baked Mushrooms Stuffed with Ricotta (Funghi al forno ripieni di ricotta)

If you’ve ever made paneer, ricotta is a lot like that, except even easier as you don’t have to weight it down. It’s actually so easy that I don’t see how anyone could read through a recipe for it and continue to buy tubs of ricotta at the store. This is so much better! […]

Freekeh with Green Onion Sauce, Toasted Walnuts, Asparagus and Tuna + a Giveaway

Recently, Freekehlicious offered to send me some Freekeh from to try, which was very exciting, as I had heard of the grain before and had wanted to experiment with it for awhile.

So, what is freekeh, you ask? Well, freekeh is a grain that I think looks a little like spelt. “Young roasted green […]

Breakfast at SubRosa

SubRosa 2601 SE Clinton St Portland, OR 97202

Saturday and Sunday Breakfast SubRosa is a place that we have gone to many times in our SE Portland neighborhood. It’s a restaurant that has really grown into it’s space and seems to fill up quickly most nights.

Over the years, we’ve gone for dinner […]

FFwD: Pierre Herme’s Olive Sables

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie is a strange, little cookie. Grated egg yolk. Kalamata olives. Powdered sugar. Potato starch. So strange and yet so delightful — it’s Pierre Herme’s Olive Sables.

I really was a little skeptical about these and they are certainly not the type off cookie you necessarily want to […]

Kale, Feta and Onion Quiche (in an Olive Oil Crust)

I am very enamored of the Kale and Onion hand pie at Lauretta Jean’s. I’m trying to limit myself to one every other week, because when the pastry is that good and flakey, you know there’s a lot of butter. But, I think I have found a way to have the flavors a bit […]