Latest Food & Garden

Roasted vegetables make for tasty quesadillas

By Melissa Horton A few weeks ago, I finally had the chance to stop by Twin Sisters Creamery on Portal Way. I love all things cheese, and this could be my new favorite place on the ...

Delicious toppings add final touch to ice cream

By Melissa Horton The sun has been shining, the weather is getting warmer, and in our house that can only mean one thing: Ice cream time is here! Not only is it a tasty treat on sunny ...

Flavorful dinner bowls tempt taste buds

By Melissa Horton   I’m a sucker for a good food trend, and right now I’m enjoying the meal in a bowl craze. Got mashed potatoes, fried chicken and veggies? Throw ‘em in a ...

Hearty pot pie warms blustery spring days

  My goodness, I’m feeling quite a bit like Dorothy Gale these days, aren’t you? There’s nothing like spring in the Pacific Northwest to whip up the winds and chill you right ...

Slow-cooker pot of beans usable in many ways

By Melissa Horton The older I get, the more I enjoy making food from scratch. I love knowing exactly what is in my food, and having the flexibility to adapt recipes to make them healthier ...

Wholesome bars make tasty after-school treat

By Melissa Horton   I have great memories of coming home after school and heading into the kitchen for a little snack. Thinking really does make you hungry, and my mom always had ...

Sear and bake for juicy and savory chicken dinner

By Melissa Horton   I love a quick dinner recipe, especially one that is tasty and requires few ingredients. Sometimes cooking dinner is a therapeutic endeavor that we can embrace ...

Homemade pasta shines in simple recipe

by Melissa Horton   Pasta…Garlic…Cream…Tomato…Wine.   Interested yet? Sounds like a great start to a recipe, if you ask me!   Today, I’m sharing a new favorite ...

Warm soup for snowy days

by Melissa Horton   It may have been brief, but I saw snow this week. In our house that means it’s time to pull out some more of our favorite soup recipes and hunker down with ...

Sweet treats to savor and share

  There are some flavors that are just synonymous with the holidays. Of those classics, ginger and eggnog are two of the favorites around my house. And really, what’s not to love…especially ...