Mexican Vegetable Beef Soup

Beef Enchilada Soup

Beef Enchilada Soup A few weeks back I saw the words “beef enchilada soup” come across my Facebook feed and they stuck. I’m a big fan of all of those words, and kept wondering why I hadn’t thought of combining

Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore

I think calling something “cacciatore” brings good Italian flavors to mind… bell peppers, mushrooms, wine, tomatoes of course. It’s also usually made with bone-in chicken, and while I love cooking meats on the bone, it becomes somewhat problematic when eating

Watermelon Cucumber Salad

Watermelon Cucumber Salad

I have a hard time walking past those cute little seedless watermelons that start showing up in the produce aisle this time of year. My local grocery store started calling them “personal sized watermelons”, which is kind of adorable. Your

Cast Iron Skillet Carrots

Cast Iron Skillet Carrots

My favorite restaurant in Seattle (I’m well known for having multiple favorites, but this is legitimately one of, if not absolutely, my favorite) features a rotating menu that sometimes includes carrots like these. Their sister restaurant (also very good) has

Mexican Beef and Chorizo Stew

Mexican Beef and Chorizo Stew

This is somewhere between a stew and a chili, and is inspired by a recipe with a much fancier name than I’ve given it. It was originally called Carne con Chorizo y Papas (beef with chorizo and potatoes). Come to