Laminated pasta with edible flowers

Have you ever seen laminated pasta before? I swear every single time I see it, I stop and stare. It really is just so beautiful!! I finally decided to give it a try on my own. This laminated pasta with edible flowers isn’t perfect, but pretty good for my first try! I was…

Strawberry and cream rolls

I have made a lot of breads in my life, like a lot. These strawberry and cream rolls are definitely are up there in the top ranks. They are tender, and swirled with the strawberry and cream, they are just dreamy. As if that wasn’t enough- I also drizzled them with a lemon…

Cherry Limeade

Cherry Limeade=summertime. Cherries have such a short season and shelf life, you really need to use them as often as you are able. This drink is a perfect way to use them. It is great for a hot summer day. What makes this drink different than the others out there? This one actually uses…

Teriyaki chicken burgers

Let me just start this post by saying these teriyaki chicken burgers are not the easiest recipe I have posted. I will, however, post several shortcut suggestions if you are short on time. This can actually be a really quick meal if you simplify. Anatomy of the teriyaki chicken burger Okay, here is the layout…

Ham and Cheese Pockets

These ham and cheese pockets were a huge hit in our house. I mean, HUGE. I definitely should have doubled the recipe as we almost had some fights over the 3 that each person got . I know for next time, it seems 6-8 are more in order. Making the ham and cheese pockets Start…

Perfect rhubarb lemonade

I am a water drinker, like 99.9% of what I drink is water. I don’t think I ever developed a taste for anything else. Occasionally though…I get a craving for some type of lemonade, especially when the weather heats up. This perfect rhubarb lemonade is just….perfect. It is…

Whole grain pizza

Sources The recipe for this whole grain pizza dough came from a friend of mine Sara. She is a big time sourdough artist, and makes amazing pizza. She recommended a book to me by Peter Reinhart (fan girl moment)called Perfect Pan Pizza. If you are interested in pizza making at all, I highly recommend…

Roasted veggie and orzo salad

There are so many reasons I love this Roasted Veggie and Orzo Salad. The first, it has pasta in it. Enough said, right? Second, it has roasted veggies and I just love those. You can use any veggies you can get your hands on, or follow my lead. I used yellow squash and zucchini. Also…

Blackened Halibut Bowl

Although I grew up in Alaska where seafood is readily available, halibut was always a little harder to come by. It is ALWAYS a treat. My parents are good enough to send me several filets a year and I am so grateful for that. This Blackened Halibut Bowl is one of the recipes I love…

Blueberry hand pies

I don’ think it’s any secret I love pie. Just about any kind of pie will do. I even on occasion make hand pies. They are a little time consuming, but so cute! These blueberry hand pies are a seasonal favorite of mine. You can make these with a traditional pate brisee…