West Seattle Farmers Market Update/Found a Great New Friend on Twitter!

Cookbook Update: Carol was going to be at the West Seattle Farmers Market on Sunday, August 10th from 10:30-1. Unfortunately, she has to postpone a week. She’ll now be there Sunday, August 17th (near the front entrance to the market on Alaska Street) from around 10:30-1. Come say hello! This week, we found a great […]

Great Tips Shared at the West Seattle Farmers’ Market

While we were out at the West Seattle Farmers’ Market today (to both promote Every Bite and to enjoy this fantastic Seattle weekend!), we learned some great tips while talking to other cooks. Karin shared a great and creative way to use up leftover salmon. She makes a “mashed potato and salmon quesadilla.” She takes […]

Recent Recipe Testing By a Cookbook User

One of our most favorite parts of the cookbook writing process was when we had people test recipes for us in the early stages. It was so helpful to get their feedback and so much fun to see their pictures posted like that of a proud parent! So you can imagine how excited we were […]

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 […]

The Why, When, and How: Blanching

Blanching, or “par-cooking” (i.e. partially cooking) is one of the simplest cooking techniques to master!   Why: If you’re blanching before freezing, you want to do it to make sure everything freezes properly, so you can enjoy your hard work throughout the winter months! If you’re blanching before serving on a vegetable tray for a […]

Buying Less at the Grocery Store

Over time I have found the best way not to waste food (or anything else for that matter) is simply to buy LESS. What you say? Buy less? But we’re Americans!! How can anyone encourage that kind of behavior?! The best way to make sure you don’t waste food, is to take the time to […]