Archive for July, 2006

Vacation Touchdown

Thursday, July 27th, 2006

Want a fun tip to make your in meal flight a bit more entertaining? Ask for a special meal option. Sweets did the ticket arranging and put us both down for the kosher meal option. This was the first time trying airline kosher- it gets a thumbs up. Additionally, having a special meal means they [...]


Wednesday, July 26th, 2006

Off to Japan for three weeks! Have fun cooking up tasty summer treats!

Heat Wave Maguro Poke

Monday, July 24th, 2006

We are going through an aweful heatwave right now. My part of the world isn’t aquainted with living in 100F weather- so there isn’t a whole lot of air conditioning to be had. This equals yuck. One cooking strategy I employed this weekend is to get food made in the morning, to snack on through [...]

Poblano Skillet Potatoes

Saturday, July 22nd, 2006

This recipe is a variation on Potatoes ala Sofrito that uses roasted poblano puree in its flavor base. The roasted poblanos lend a sweet pepper note to this meal that is surpisingly not very spicy. This has become my favorite morning tapas, especially when it is made with an egg on top. I like to [...]

Write Up in the Eugene Weekly’s Chow

Thursday, July 20th, 2006

Michelle and I just had an interview with us published in the Eugene Weekly’s special Chow supplement. The Chow is their seasonal food guide that includes a viewer rated listing of most of Eugene’s Restaurants, interviews with restauranteurs, and now featuring Michelle and I in our role as Eugene Food Bloggers. Here are some of [...]

Poblano Puree

Wednesday, July 19th, 2006

This puree of roasted poblanos has been a favorite ingredient the last couple of weeks. We bought several bags of roasted peppers from a chili pepper vendor at the farmers market and haven’t regretted it! They have a large metal mesh drum that rotates over gas burners. Fresh peppers get put in the drum, which [...]

Questions for New to me Palates

Sunday, July 16th, 2006

interesting questions for new to me palates… ps- “both” is a valid answer, well, for some. These are great answers to have on hand when cooking for friends! breakfast: savory or sweet or none? starch fiend? coffee, tea? tolerant of spiciness? brownies: nuts or no nuts? ice cream: yea or nay? cake or pie? fruit: [...]

Favorite Flavor Pairing

Wednesday, July 12th, 2006

Oooooo just had a pint of Prince Pücklers ice cream that was half pistachio almond, and half strawberry. It was a perfect pairing!

…in bed.

Wednesday, July 5th, 2006

Old Glory Tuna Sandwich

Monday, July 3rd, 2006

Happy Fourth of July! This post goes out to those in the ilk of Cookie Crumb of I’m Mad and I Eat. Cause if we couldn’t eat through our anger, we’d likely starve. Old Glory Tuna Sandwich It smells kind of fishy, and its likely to make you cry, but its our sandwich damn it. [...]

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