The recipe reader – and a Chocolate Hazelnut-Pear Tart Recipe

My little girl has become quite the foodie. She loves to watch Anthony Bourdain (at age 2 she declared: “Tony is my best friend”), Chopped, Cupcake Wars, and pretty much any other food related show we will let her watch. She got a kitchen for her birthday: But  one of her favorite pastimes is to …

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I love farmers markets

Farmers markets

Oh, I love me some farmers markets.  I love the festival feeling. I love the little individual stalls. I love the flowers. I love the fruits and vegetables. I love the hand made goods. As it turns out, this week has been designated Farmers Market Week here in the State of Washington. Farms and fresh …

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When it comes to food and travel, whenever possible I like to eat where the locals eat, tourist traps rarely have the best food. I have also come to believe that Alton Brown will never steer me wrong when it comes to food. Both of those rules turned out to be true on this my trip to …

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Pomegranate Chicken Recipe

Chicken stewed in a gravy of pomegranate and ground walnuts Ingredients 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 large leek 2 lbs chicken (I like thighs because they’re juicier and more flavorful, but breasts will also work well) 1 tub Knorr Chicken Homestyle Stock concentrate 2 cups pomegranate juice 8 oz walnuts 1/4 tsp cardamom basmati rice, …

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Molly Moon and Skillet in Seattle

Reasons I Love Seattle: #4 Amazing Food Trucks

Why is it that food purchased from the side of a truck always seems to taste better? We have some amazing food trucks in Seattle. Seattle is making a name for itself with it’s foodie culture, but many may not know about the amazing food being served up on wheels around the area.  There are, …

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