Dinner · Entrees · Lunch · Starchy Dishes

The Making of Mac and Cheese

Happy New Year everyone! I hope 2017 brings us joy, luck, and most importantly, unity. In light of this year’s highly important and transitional events, including the inauguration and of course, Martin Luther King, Jr. day, I would like to explore one of those classic American dishes – macaroni and cheese. Whether homemade or out… Continue reading The Making of Mac and Cheese

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Mashed Potatoes and Their Meaning

The holidays, especially Thanksgiving, would not be the same without the comfort food of mashed potatoes! My mom makes the most delicious mashed potatoes that I look forward to every year at the holidays. Whenever we have my aunts, uncles, and cousins over to celebrate, my mom’s potatoes are always one of the first dishes… Continue reading Mashed Potatoes and Their Meaning

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A Conversation About Crab Cakes

Photo Credit: Fifteen Spatulas In the heat of springtime, there is perhaps no better time of year to enjoy fresh crab cakes than right now (preferably with a nice view of the water). I had the pleasure of doing this very activity when my parents came to visit me from Seattle about three weeks ago… Continue reading A Conversation About Crab Cakes

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Taking a Peek at Pizza

My favorite memories eating pizza are when I would go down to the Oregon Coast with my family every summer and eat a delicious cheese pizza from the famous Pizza a’ Fetta at Cannon Beach, Oregon, one of the nation’s Top 50 pizza joints. Pizza is one of America’s most celebrated meals not only because… Continue reading Taking a Peek at Pizza