Perfectly Poached Eggs

I don’t know if a Sunday has ever gone by without my dad eating poached eggs.  His Sunday morning breakfast is as routine as brushing his teeth.  I’ve never really been one for traditional breakfast meals and much prefer cereal with berries and yogurt.  After 30 years though, I suppose it is time I get … [Follow your taste buds…]

Zoodles = Zucchini Noodles

I didn’t believe them.  I really didn’t.  I thought that all of the bloggers and foodies that gush about zucchini noodles and how amaaaaaazing and perfectly al dente and no one will ever know it’s good for you were completely off their rockers.  Moment of humility here–they were right!! These zoodles were a culinary surprise.  … [Follow your taste buds…]

Granola Clusters

I don’t even know how or where to begin to describe my life-long obsession with granola.  The endless combinations of oats, nuts, dried fruits, and different spices are nothing short of exhilarating).  I also love granola because it can be enjoyed dry, with milk, or with any kind of yogurt (which is also nothing short … [Follow your taste buds…]

Dijon Vinaigrette

Aside from a really good Caesar, I kind of hate salad.  Well, I like most of the ingredients, I just hate all of the processed salad dressings that generally go on top of a homemade salad.  Why smother all of those fresh veggies, nutrients, and goodness with the chemicals found in a low-fat, zero flavor … [Follow your taste buds…]

Sparkling Raspberry Wine Cooler

We had an incredible summer, that’s for sure.  Not only was it 70 degrees or more for the vast majority of the summer in Anchorage (last summer, the average temperature was 48), but we also had great weather when we traveled to Michigan and California.  It’s hard to leave Alaska in the summertime because it … [Follow your taste buds…]