First day of Spring. St Paddy’s Day. SXSW. March Madness.
…and for the math nerd in me, Pi Day.
Longtime readers know I celebrate each year. Always with pie, usually shaped into Pi.
I do have a pie coming up for you all, and it is good.
In the meantime, to kick off the month I have a Pie Collection for Pi Day – sweet, savory, pie bites and pizza pies included.
I think I need to make these Spicy Potato Lentil Pies this weekend…
If you cannot see the slideshow, click here to see the whole collection.
SLIDESHOW SPONSORED BY FOODIE VIA GLAM MEDIA. ALL OPINIONS EXPRESSED HEREIN ARE THOSE OF SPABETTIE.
February is Heart Health Month. I am finishing the month with heart healthy raspberries – I partnered with Driscoll’s Berries and made a recipe around my favorite berry of theirs. Raspberries are a great source of fiber and vitamin c, and have been deemed heart-healthy by the American Heart Association.
They happen to be my favorite fruit. I can and have enjoyed an entire pint in one
I have had the idea for this pie for some time now – I envisioned a pie with a crumble topping, like a danish. My favorite part [click to continue…]
Some of you know I have a massive cookbook collection. I like to sit and read them like novels. I curl up on the couch with the dachshunds, a cup of green tea, and some dedicated time to savor a book – from beginning to end. I look at the photos and recipe choices on the first pass through, then go back and read more thoroughly the recipes that caught my eye.
…like just about every recipe in Angela’s brand new The Oh She Glows Cookbook.
Angela was one of the first blogs I read, years ago. I had a twitter account before I had a blog, and got to know her as an Oh She Glows reader and through tweets. Her blog recipes were among my favorites, as they are not only creative, but always foolproof and delicious. Angela definitely makes plant based and vegan an incredibly flavorful experience.
From the book, the first recipe I made was [click to continue…]
Do you want to guess how many times I typed caramelized onion rocky road bark?
Every time, that’s how many times. Apparently I love caramelized onions so much that my typing hands have a memory for them.
Mmm, they are good.
…and so are caramelized almonds. A totally different technique to make those, but just like a pan of caramelized onions, I could stand at the kitchen counter and eat a whole pan of these almonds.
Onions almonds onions almonds – confused yet?
During the holidays, I ordered several cases of [click to continue…]
Hi guys! Whew, it is so so good to be back here. While I needed that hiatus, I sincerely missed being in the kitchen, sharing here, and most of all
scarecrow, the conversations with you all.
Much of my time off was not spent cooking, as the [click to continue…]
Here in Portland, it feels like it’s been Halloween for a week already. Last week we had two parties to dress up for, and we have been seeing friends and other Portlanders dressing up since … last Wednesday, really.
Maybe some of those were not costumes – this is Portland after all.
The dachshunds have also been dressing up – new costumes this year include Basil as [click to continue…]
I was having such fun baking from Natalie Slater’s Bake and Destroy cookbook, today I am sharing a brownie recipe from Natalie’s archives – can you tell why I chose this one? Anything that includes habanero, I am on board!
From Natalie’s sinstruction* below, you can use store-bought habanero oil. Because I have to be as complicated as possible, I made my own. My fingers burned for days. Totally worth it. These decadent brownies [click to continue…]