food bucket list – fresh start

Bucket lists. I love them. But I haven’t really been checking many things off these past few years. Gosh, can you believe that it’s been almost a year since I did a food bucket list post? Remember that time, way back when, when I told you about having bone marrow and beef cheeks for the first time? I was really excited about that. And it was really delicious.

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for the love of squash – recipe roundup

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Squash: it kinda reminds you of autumn, doesn’t it? I feel like maybe I should be posting recipes that inspire thoughts of the warmer days ahead. I must admit – I’m tired of winter. I’m ready for long hot days, and air conditioning, and not having to scrape my windshield. But since there are still some wintery days before us, I figured that this was as good time to do a winter squash recipe round-up. That, and I have a lovely little acorn squash looking to be transformed into a plate of deliciousness.  Continue reading

Just-Like-Jim’s Pasta Sauce Recipe

Have you heard of The Epicentre? I discovered it last year at FireHouse Gourmet when I was on the hunt for the perfect chili powder for my United Way Chili Cook-Off entry. Not only does The Epicentre have awesome products, and a huge variety to choose from, but these hand-blended spice and herb mixes come straight outta Birdgenorth. How amazing is that?!

I seriously use their premium chili powder in everything: omelettes, roasted vegetables, meat rubs, sprinkled on pizza before baking. But the pasta sauce – man, you can’t beat it! Continue reading