Roasted Chicken and Sweet Peaches

The last few months I've been reading dozens of informative and sometimes funny DIY remodeling blog posts.  Mostly because I needed to read about other people’s headaches and successes with home remodeling and renovation. I thought it might … [Read more...]

Grilled Summer Peach Crepes with Lavender Mascarpone

Peach Crepes

One of best things about being a chef is teaching people to cook. I cherish the moment when I see the knowing gleam of light in a student’s eyes.  The moment when they have mastered a new cooking technique or when they have discovered the answer … [Read more...]

Grilled Steak Salad with Fresh Peaches and Smokey Bleu Cheese Vinaigrette

First day of Fall and it's 80 degrees.  Most people would say that's normal for this time of year.  In Seattle?? But hey, I'm not complaining.  It could be 60 and rainy.  And we all know that'll happen soon.  Like... in two days. So tonight … [Read more...]

Peach, Cardamom and Cinnamon Crisp

As spring ends and summer begins I start craving our beloved Northwest stone fruit.  Unfortunately, the delicious, ripe and juicy fruit won't arrive for another month or two, depending on the weather.  So what's a girl to do when she's in need of a … [Read more...]

Fresh Summer Peaches in Sangria

Warm, summer breezes, a mouthwatering dinner grilled on the barbie, and fresh summer peaches marinating in the spicy sweet flavors of Sangria.  My idea of an enchanted summer evening.  Simple can be divinely delicious.  A special little summer … [Read more...]