Welcome to your new favorite pasta salad... I was sooooo bummed to hear about the Sweet Tomatoes restaurant chain closing down in the pandemic. I'm overall a huge buffet person (picky eaters, UNITE!), but I really loved going to Sweet Tomatoes with my mom when I was in high school and college. It was a… Continue reading Tuna Tarragon Pasta Salad
Crab Cocktail Sandwiches
Delicious Crab Cocktail Sandwich In the Pacific Northwest we are extraordinarily lucky to have access to the best crab in the world - the Dungeness Crab! And my family is even more lucky to have a small boat that can take us out to harvest these beautiful creatures a few times a year. They love… Continue reading Crab Cocktail Sandwiches
Grilled Scallops With Corn Salad
I found this recipe somewhere years ago and saved it, pinned to my vision board until last summer. I don't know what took me so long, but it is now one of my favorites! It's in a category in my mind called "fancy salads" and shows up often in the summer time. The original recipe… Continue reading Grilled Scallops With Corn Salad
Bessie’s Green Jell-o
According to legend, this holiday salad was always served at Christmas dinners at my Great-Grandma Bessie’s house. My mom makes it now and in spite of the seemingly horrible ingredients (!!) it is so popular in my family that she always has to make a double batch for Thanksgiving and Christmas. My version: I use… Continue reading Bessie’s Green Jell-o
Don’t fear cabbage, make cole slaw!
I got a great deal on a head of old cabbage the other day. There are only two things I think of when I see a head of cabbage... fish tacos and cole slaw. I actually hated cabbage as a kid, picking it out of anything containing it. But one summer I grew cabbage for… Continue reading Don’t fear cabbage, make cole slaw!