Our Visit to Cannon Beach

It’s funny how when you live somewhere for a long time, you become just a little bit immune to the beauty. I guess it’s sort of a defense mechanism, because if you spent all your time admiring the view, you...

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Shrimp and Spring Vegetable Cauliflower Rice Paella Recipe

This was my first time making cauliflower rice and I was a little skeptical. Turns out my fears were for naught because the cauliflower cooked up tender crisp in that way you want vegetables to taste. This paella is light and flavorful and full of...

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Friday Finds: 5.19.17

The other day I had a HUGE craving for a ginger cookie. Mike and I had just finished an epic walk and were about to start grocery shopping so it felt like the perfect storm: I walked off the...

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Mie Goreng Recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Mie Goreng/Indonesian Fried Noodle Recipe

Noodles are life and this Indonesian version, mie goreng, is one of my favorite dishes. I grew up eating the instant noodle version so for me, mie goreng is comfort food, through and through. What makes this dish is the sauce. Its main flavor comes...

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Kimchi Stew with Mochi and Egg Recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Kimchi Stew with Mochi and Egg Recipe

Making kimchi stew is one of my favorite things to do because it is incredibly easy, especially if you happen to have a bunch of leftover protein on hand. You can fancy it up if you like with a soft onsen egg and some crispy mochi bits but it tastes...

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10 Salads You’ll Actually Want to Eat!

It’s spring time which means time for salad! Get in the mood for sunshine with these simple salads: Salmon, Fennel, and Cucumber Cold Noodle Salad A cold noodle salad filled with flaky ruby red salmon, impossibly sweet tomatoes, cucumbers,...

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Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

I made cookies for my mom for mother's day. These cookies are right up my mom’s alley: nutty brown butter, crisp edges with a soft and chewy centre, pools of chocolate and little bits of Skor. So...

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Philly Cheesesteak Recipe

Quick and easy Philly cheesesteaks: thinly sliced steak with peppers, onions, provolone and American...

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Sweet and Savory Garlic Shallot Grilled Chicken - www.iamafoodblog.com

Sweet and Savory Garlic Shallot Grilled Chicken

Mike and I just had our first ever grilling session of the season with some amazing sweet and savory fish sauce chicken...

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Citrus Sage Tonic Recipe

A citrus-full tonic, sunny and sweet...

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How to Frost a Unicorn Sheet Cake - www.iamafoodblog.com

How to Frost a Unicorn Sheet Cake

The perfect millennial pink cake, with gold...

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Cinco de Mayo Margarita Party!

I don't need an excuse for Mexican food or margaritas, but if I did, cinco de mayo provides that perfect...

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