Monthly Archives: July 2012

Radishes with Butter and Smoked Salt

I am all about snacking in the summertime. Three square meals a day just doesn’t work for me (I’m a grazer by nature) and during the summer I get full quickly and have to eat pretty much all the time, so snacks are where it’s at.  Plus I love eating, so this works out very […]

Grateful for Key Lime Pie

Ok, this one caught me off guard. I am typically not a big ‘vegan raw food’ person (the amount of steak and ground beef that I eat should speak well to that point). However, I do enjoy experimenting with alternative, grain-free flours and natural sweeteners, so some of the raw foods really do pique my […]

Wilted Spinach with Caramelized Onions and Cherries

I love my kitchen. I mean, I think most people who are passionate about cooking love their kitchens (or kitchens in general), but I love what my kitchen is: mine. This apartment in Santa Fe is the first kitchen I have ever had to myself. I get to arrange everything the way I want it, […]

Sumac Crusted Sockeye Filets

There’s something about being from the Pacific Northwest and eating salmon. It’s hard to put my finger on the relationship exactly, but it’s a special thing. Maybe it’s because most families from the NW have at least a few memories of setting out on icy cold rivers in the spring, braving the constant, sideways rain […]

Citrus Cilantro Jicama Salad

Getting from Santa Fe, NM to Rhinecliff, NY is not exactly an easy commute. A drive to Albuquerque to catch a 6:00 am flight to Dallas, to catch another flight to Newark to rent a car and drive two hours north to a tiny town on the banks of the Hudson River that my iThing […]

Quite Alone

"To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world" – Freya Stark

Heather & Fred's Excellent Adventure

Chronicling each step on our journey through South America, Asia and beyond...

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Living, moving & eating well in Portland, Oregon