The holiday cocktail party diet.

Cheese, sugary punches and small bites wrapped in puff pastry are staples of the holiday cocktail circuit. If your social calendar has you running from one party to the next you might find yourself living on a diet of hors d’oevres and alcohol. Given the title of this piece you […]

It’s not easy…

Oh, who am I kidding? Last week’s #testkitchen was one of the easiest and enjoyable nights of my life. When your cheesemaker transplant friends from the Pacific Northwest, Genvieve and Conan, show up bearing gifts of PCN cheeses and wine pairings. Then bringer of joy and sanity, nutrition coach/dietician Allison […]

butternut squash and cheddar gratin with tillamook cheese and dried oregano

Stove-top Thanksgiving sides

Thanksgiving dinner prep can be stressful. It’s probably the biggest menu and the largest piece of protein you will tackle all year. It doesn’t help that most of the work traditionally happens in the oven, from roasting the turkey, squash and root vegetables, to baking off sweet potatoes, stuffing and […]