White Bean, Parsley and Morel Pasta

There’s a boatload of parsley springing up in the Seattle garden at the moment. It adds a nice green bite in contrast to the richness of the mushrooms and the heartiness of the beans.

White Bean and Morel Pasta
White Bean and Morel Pasta

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Fresh Pea and Mint Soup with Chive Oil (And Garlic Rubbed Toasts)

Springtime is greentime in Seattle. And nothing says springtime better than this vibrantly fresh pea and mint soup from epicurious, via our friend Natalie. Bright, fresh pea flavors mingle with silky, flavorful swirls of chive oil. Add garlic-rubbed toasts for the perfect springtime dinner.

Fresh Pea & Mint Soup with Chive Oil
Fresh Pea & Mint Soup with Chive Oil

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Quinoa, Kale and Squash One-Pot Dinner

It’s the season for squash, and we can’t get enough. We saw this one-pot dinner idea in Sunset Magazine, and thought we’d like it. (How could we NOT? It’s full of many of our favorite things!) For a delicious, healthy and easy fall weeknight dinner, this is a keeper.

Quinoa Squash and Kale Dinner
Quinoa Squash and Kale Dinner

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Red and Green Double Decker Deep Dish Pizza

Friday night is pizza night! Also – There are TWO POUNDS of spinach in this Chicago-style double decker pizza. The recipe comes from a great book called simply Pizza by James McNair.

Double Decker Pizza
Double Decker Pizza

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Black Bean Soup with Roasted Red Pepper, Cumin and Cinnamon

Black bean soup is easy to make, even using dry beans, if you use the quick soaking method. This recipe cooks the beans three times, adding in lots of flavors along the way.

Black Bean and Vegetable Soup Ingredients
Black Bean and Vegetable Soup Ingredients

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