We Did It!

It’s official! We’re PUBLISHED authors!   We received our complimentary and marketing copies earlier this week and the book looks wonderful! We’re really very please with how it turned out and feel that the whole piece truly represents us and what we were trying to accomplish when this idea first came about 3 years ago. […]

Informative and Beneficial Sustainability Links

We found a few great links recently that I think you all will find very useful in terms of reducing food waste in the kitchen. The first is from Bon Appetit about what to do with stale bread and the other is from Food52 about food scraps. They both contain great, “Every Bite” tips! Bon […]

Cookbook Status Update, an Article, and an Upcoming Webcast

Wonderful news everyone- we just signed and sent off the proof that says the cookbook has been edited and reviewed (ad nauseum!) and it is ready to begin printing! We are beyond thrilled to be moving to the next stage in seeing our dream come to fruitition. Next up: MARKETING! Below are a few interesting […]

What Do I Do With Those Leftover Mashed Potatoes?!

Got leftover mashed potatoes and don’t know what to do with them? Try this great, easy recipe: “Bacon Cheddar Patty Cakes”. They’re SO good and are a great way to use up leftovers in a delicious way! http://www.luicucina.com/2013/09/bacon-cheddar-patty-cakes.html Another use for leftover mashed potatoes: use them as the topping for Shepard’s pie. (on of my […]

GREAT NEWS!

Karen and I have some fan-freakin-tastic news to share with you: we’ve received an ANTICIPATED PUBLICATION DATE of March 2014 from the publisher! YEA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We got the news just in time for Christmas! It’s a Christmas miracle! 2014 is going to be a great year! Happy Holidays to all of you and thank you all […]

The Why, When, and How: Peeling Tomatoes

Peeling Tomatoes?! Do I really need to do that?! Sometimes you might want to, and it’s a very quick and easy process. Here, we discuss and demonstrate this technique for you in case you need it at some point in the future. Why: using peeled tomatoes gives a better texture to a dish you’re using […]

“Food Waste: Why Almost Half Our Food is Never Eaten”

K found this really interesting piece from KCRW’s “To the Point” about food waste. It’s definitely worth taking the time to listen to this. We found it quite helpful and informative. The “food waste” discussion starts around the 8:30 mark: KCRW’s “To the Point”: Food Waste- Why Almost Half Our Food is Never Eaten Just […]

IFBC 2013- Favorite Speaker Quotes and Comments

Okay okay.. So I’m a little later than a week getting this last post about the conference out. Whoops! I recently finished transcribing my notes from the recent IFBC conference in Seattle and wanted to share some of the highlights with you. It’s astonishing how many great ideas and quotes there were from such wonderful […]

Cookbook Status Update and Interesting Links

Hi everyone! We just completed our 2nd round of editing for the cookbook manuscript! It’s been an intense couple of weeks to get that done, but now it’s off to the publisher again so they can work on the changes. Whew- now we get a little downtime! In between editing, We’ve come across some interesting […]

What does Foodportunity Mean to Me

Several weeks ago, my friend Keren, founder of Foodportunity, asked members of the local foodie community to let her know “what Foodportunity means to them”; as a way to gather insight, thoughts, and perspective on an event that has been a Seattle staple since 2009. I wanted to share a little bit about what Foodportunity means […]