“Zero Waste Week”- Sept 1st-7th

Mark your calendars! “Zero Waste Week” is only 3 days away! What is “Zero Waste Week” you ask?! It’s a week spent focusing on waste generated and how we can work together to reduce it; as an individual, as part of your local community, and as part of the worldwide community. While it is important […]

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 […]

INCORRECT COOKBOOK SHIPMENT – black and white photos

Hello all- We have recently been made aware of a printing error on a recent batch of cookbooks that were sent to Amazon (and, potentially to you or someone you know). This batch of books contains photos in black and white. This is an incorrect version of the book, as the photos should all be […]

Strawberry Tops/Leaves: Tips and Information

With it being summer with lovely, glorious strawberries around everywhere, what do you do with those strawberry tops and leaves?! Here is a suggestion from Food52 on how to use them up and reduce food waste (Food52 always has the BEST photos!): http://food52.com/blog/10484-how-to-use-your-strawberry-tops?utm_source=http://chocolateandzucchini.com&utm_medium=e-mail&utm_campaign=2014-07-newsletter-vo And here is a little information about the leaves themselves: This link […]

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 […]

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 […]