Tag: summer

  • Tiger Cry Steak

    This recipe from my childhood grew up over the years as I grew as a cook and — in its final form — it has changed into something simpler and more representative of my relationship with Nate, highlighting both of our strengths in the kitchen. Nate is all about technique (and very good at cooking […]

  • Smashed Raspberry Grilled Cheese

    Our challenge of savory seasonal eating continues! Raspberry season is upon us, and we quickly discovered through our research process that there’s not a whole lot of savory raspberry recipes out there, which we found simultaneously disappointing and alluring. We found plenty of jams, jellies, cookies, pavlovas (Christ, so many pavlovas) and cakes, but no […]

  • Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

    Oregon’s berry bounty is impressive, especially in the summer. Wave after wave of variety comes into its own and it can seem overwhelming when the time comes to choose which one to work with, but after much deliberation, Nate and I think that we’ve finally decided on what our favorite is. Is it the plentiful, […]

  • Strawbanero Sorbet

    Sorbet gets a bad rap. “Why would you want to eat that when you could have ice cream?” “That‘s gross, no thanks. I’ll take the good stuff.” “Aww, I’m sorry that’s all they have for you…” Rude. I’m going to make something clear here. If you think that sorbet is gross, it’s because all the […]

  • Strawberry Jam

    When we bought the strawberries at the farmer’s market for our strawberry caprese salad, we had a pint and a half of strawberries left over. They were so ripe they left juice stains on the pint boxes. I said, “How about we make jam?” And Jon agreed. What else are you going to do with that […]

  • Strawberry Caprese Salad

    We aren’t entirely sure how to classify this dish… Is it a salad? Is it a dessert? Is it a cheese plate? We don’t know. We really don’t. Do we care? Nope. No we don’t. We tried to come up with something that would feature strawberries since we keep seeing amazingly ripe ones floating around […]