Pan-Seared Pork Tenderloin with Roast Squash, Steamed Broccoli, and Cranberry Glaze

Pan-Seared Pork Tenderloin with Roast Squash, Steamed Broccoli, and Cranberry Glaze

Well that’s a hell of a mouthful.  Haha.  You see what I did there?  I made a food joke.  This is SUCH a tasty dinner. I often find myself making curries, casseroles, and other “composed”…

Baking by weight

Baking by weight

 I have a very well-used copy of Rose Levy Beranbaum’s The Cake Bible, and also another bible of hers, The Bread Bible and they totally changed how I bake.  If you haven’t baked by weight, you probably…

Cheap winter squash at Safeway!

If you know me, you know that I love a good deal.  And that I love to hoard food.  It must be all of that Mormon ancestry.    Regardless, the weather has begun cooling down….

Oh Tastespotting, you are such a bitch

If you are familiar at all with the world of food blogs, you are probably also quite familiar with the world of tastespotting and foodgawker. If you’re not, here’s your rundown. They’re sites that are…

japchae/longrice hybrid

Japchae-long rice hybrid

We had a luau at work several months ago because.. well… pineapple was on sale.  Why else would you have a luau?  I decided to give a classic hawaiian potluck style dish a shot –…

Because it’s Friday the 13th, or because I’m a klutz?

Or – why you should probably at least put your contacts in before messing with fragile or spicy stuff.  A couple days I bought a few new spice jars – larger ones than my standard,…

Paleo & clean eating meal planning

Paleo & Clean Eating Meal Planning – Shopping at Costco and QFC

My most popular blog post has been about meal planning.  I kind of get it, meal planning kind of sucks.  I mean, the payoff is good, but sometimes it’s just too big of an ordeal…