It’s unseasonably warm in Seattle right now, and everyone is giddy in the way that only rain-soaked, desperate-for-sun Seattleites get giddy when the first few really nice days of the year finally roll around. The rain will return until summer really starts in July, but for now, everyone’s got their classic convertibles and motorcycles on the road, they’re sunning themselves in the grass at parks, they’re swimming in the frigid Puget Sound (!), and they’re happily chatting one other up in grocery stores with a fervor not seen in a long, long time.More
Pure class, baby. This post is pure class. Today I’m mixing mayonnaise and ketchup and calling it a recipe.
Except, actually, I actually do consider it a fairly legitimate recipe. And there are a few other things in there too. And it’s really, really (really) tasty.More
Do you remember wilted spinach salad? Or is that just something from my childhood?
Spinach dressed in hot bacon drippings and vinegar until it wilts and becomes surprisingly delicious?More
I love, love, love a good grocery store. Overflowing rainbow displays of fresh produce are the first to greet you, and then there are the wonderful bulk bins with infinite possibilities and always a mysterious legume or grain. Organic is the rule, not the exception. Going grocery shopping feels like an event, an escape – never a chore.More
Though we’re huge fans of the salad I’m sharing with you today (mine without shrimp, his with), overall, we’re not much for seafood in our family. My guy just generally doesn’t love it, and for me, fish and its brethren went out the door many years ago when I became a vegetarian.More