Seared Salmon with Corn, Cherry Tomatoes and Basil Sauté

Ahoy Foodies! This just in from the shameless self-promotion department…. I am an occasional guest on my local ABC affiliates morning show, KATU’s AM Northwest, you know, doing my cookin’ thing. Today, I demonstrated what to do with all those cherry tomatoes you likely have taking over your garden. Right now they are sweet, tangy […]

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Green Bean, Pesto, and Sometimes Chorizo Pasta

Green Bean, Pesto, and Sometimes Chorizo Pasta

Ahoy Foodies! When I first met Mr. Tofu, his instant messenger handle was “pestophile.” I thought that was very charming, I even mistook it to mean that he was a foodie. That wasn’t exactly the case, but the fine and callow fellow does indeed love pesto. Thus, I am always looking for new ways to […]

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I married a vegetarian, but I love shrimp etouffee, and I always will.

I married a vegetarian, but I love shrimp etouffee, and I always will.

Ahoy Foodies! You know you’re in the South when you pull into a cruddy chain-type restaurant with an alligator mascot on the sign at 11p.m. and get a life-alteringly good bowl of shrimp etouffee. The lobby at said eatery was decorated with wagon wheels and rusty buckets, the booths were blue vinyl, and the menu […]

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Pan Bagnat for Vegetarians and Omnivores

Pan Bagnat for Vegetarians and Omnivores

Ahoy Foodies! My life, like yours, is probably punctuated by vivid memories not of everyday events like walking the dog or mowing the lawn, but situations that are odd, or happen somewhere other than home. I recently had a one of those vivid re-memories while opening a can of tuna. It’s early September, and I’m […]

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