Notes on a dinner party

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Orange lasagna and cocktail syrup. Continue reading

Hot Heirloom Bloody Mary & Appropriately Infused Vodka Suggestions

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Give me all your tomatoes and I’ll give you some vodka. Continue reading

24 Hours in Seattle: Pickles, Donuts & Downpour

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Oh, hello there! Here’s 24 hours worth of everything the post title says, plus, lunch at In the Bowl in Seattle. Continue reading

Photo Essay Friday: Portland Farmers Market at PSU

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A photo essay capturing Portland’s largest farmers market, early rhubarb, broccolina and the local-est pickles. Continue reading

Live from the Northwest Pickle Tour!

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I like pickles. Continue reading

Brooklyn for the Holidays, A Photo Essay

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Vegan eats, sister-time & budget travel: a week in Brooklyn, NY for the holidays Continue reading

Pickling the Holidays: Spiced Apples & Pears in Coconut Vinegar

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These autumn-spiced pickles, created for Vida Vegan’s holiday class last week, are my new favorite: full of warm, subtle spices in every bite. I’m talking cinnamon, star anise, cardamom, allspice, and ginger, all spices that would be just as welcome in mulled wine and pumpkin pie. Recipe inside. Continue reading

Julia’s Rather Pickled Bloody Mary

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It’s time to get your brunch-loving cocktail on, with my recipe for Julia’s ‘Rather Pickled’ Bloody Mary, because if it’s pickled and in our fridge, it will adorn this spicy, pickle juice-worshipping cocktail. Continue reading

The Hashtag MoFo ###

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Day 15> In which Jess plays catch-up thanks to an Instagram obsession after a few days of root canal recoup. Continue reading

Hump Day Grilled Cheese Glory

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VeganMoFo Day Four> Yeah, it’s a great day when you don’t have to depend on a (pricey!) store-bought vegan cheese alternative. It’s all about the flavor and purpose: bringing the bread together with a bit of melt, if you dare. Continue reading