Author: Michelle

Ginger Miso Chicken Meatballs

Ginger Miso Chicken Meatballs

I forget how I came across this Instagram account. It’s not really relevant. The fact is that I did and it’s chock full of farm life, beautiful produce, and these recipes. It doesn’t hurt that they’re local too. You might also be thinking “oh god, […]

Weekly Reads 23

Weekly Reads 23

We spend a weekend in Yachats a few weeks back and it was lovely. It had been five or six years since we’d last been and it’s still one of the best little beach towns. The hotel we stayed in was right outside of the […]

Chicken Cauliflower Shawarma

Chicken Cauliflower Shawarma

Confession: I didn’t make a yogurt sauce for this. Would it have made it better? Probably. Yogurt is the one dairy product I’m still trying to avoid on a regular basis, so I went without. I still had plenty of good things to say about […]

Chorizo, Limas, and Grilled Padron Salad

Chorizo, Limas, and Grilled Padron Salad

So much Spanish flavor coming out of this dish. I cheated with the canned beans and tomatoes and it came together a whole lot quicker, as you can imagine. I’m sure the real deal from the original recipe [cooking the beans from scratch and roasting […]

Steak with Spring Vegetables and a Spicy Mustard Sauce

Steak with Spring Vegetables and a Spicy Mustard Sauce

I think about this dish often. Good god. It has all of the things I love. Peas are a weakness. I eat them frozen, straight from the bag in the freezer. It’s like that. Mustard is my favorite condiment. My grandma would gift me crazy […]

Weekly Reads 22

Weekly Reads 22

I had the pleasure of a five-course tasting menu at Le Pigeon last night, and everything was great about it. As expected, right? That place consistently sits in my heart of hearts as one of my most favorite restaurants. It’s a splurge in every sense […]