Author Archives: Jen

Dear veggies, meet a tortilla. And sauce.

RECIPE: Amazing veggie enchiladas. It was a fridge crisis. Too many veggies. The garden is booming. The CSA keeps coming. And I needed to do something, quickly, to address the issue. A one word solution: enchiladas. First of all: that … Continue reading

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My weekend plans: peach ricotta pancakes

RECIPE: Peach ricotta pancakes. Pretty much all I knew about my weekend was that I was making this recipe. Sure: it was a three day weekend. And in my more energetic days I would have planned something more extensive than … Continue reading

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‘If music be the food of love, play on.’

RECIPE: Cold Asian noodle salad. Apparently, Portland has free Shakespeare in the park. And has for over 40 years. I just discovered this. And recruited people to join me for the weekend show of “Twelfth Night.” Which, naturally, means I … Continue reading

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Sister’s wedding! (And soup.)

RECIPE: Rosemary potato zucchini soup. It’s here! It happened! The little sister’s big wedding day. YAY. What? You want a little peek behind the scenes? I don’t blame you! Ok! (I left out the photo where my dad is groping … Continue reading

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No fire this time. But a custard cake. And mosaic.

RECIPE: French apple custard cake. They really should have mentioned the problem with the pan. I picked up a recent issue of Cooks Illustrated and look! A recipe for apple custard cake. Wow.  Although there were two pages of nice … Continue reading

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