Photo by James Yu Shopping season is upon us! On a day when i have spent at least six hours on my feet trying to decide which Chinese yo-yo is going in whose stocking the last thing I want to do is cook. Using my thinkin brain…On days like this I throw a slow cooker […]
But I don’t WANT to make a pie… too much effort! It’s too hot! Every excuse is available but the fruits of the summer are upon us and it is time to get our kitchens humming. Yep, it’s rhubarb and strawberry time here at Pistachio House Northwest, finally! The sun is coming out, the weather […]
The sun came out! We had a great weekend of spring temperatures (in the high 60s) and could all relax and rejuvenate a little bit. In my zealous attempt to enjoy the break from the dreary winter, I did no weekend cooking, which is unusual for me. Instead, I attempted to make my work week […]
Have you found a slow cooker at the thrift store that you want to be sure is safe to use?
The lima bean, (phaseolus lunatus), a greatly maligned and often overlooked legume, is coming back to the dinner table. Sometimes also called “butter beans” because of their buttery texture, lima beans are high in fiber, protein, manganese, folate, potassium, iron and copper. Beans and grains are becoming more and more of a household staple for […]