Tell Amazon/Publisher we need the Cookbook available on Kindle!

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Hi all! We need your help with something. We need all of you (and anyone else you know) to go to the cookbook page on Amazon (link is below) and click on the “Tell the Publisher! I’d like to read this book on Kindle” option. This is located on the right side of the page; […]

Great Tips Shared at the West Seattle Farmers’ Market

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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

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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 […]

We Did It!

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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 […]