Butternut Gratin

Butternut squash is one of my favorite fall foods.  This butternut gratin recipe really showcases the squash and has a rich satisfying flavor as […]

1 comment, Cindy Thomas, November 2, 2015

Apple Tart with Orange Flower Water

I loved this weeks recipe by Mimi Thorisson.  It captures the flavor of fresh autumn apples so well.  I used Honeycrisp apples since I […]

1 comment, Cindy Thomas, October 18, 2015

Chocolate Tart with Vanilla Mascarpone Cream and Salted-Caramel Sauce

  Mimi Thorisson describes this dessert as decadent and an opportunity to indulge.  I wholeheartedly agree! The recipe does have quite a few steps, […]

No comments, Cindy Thomas, September 21, 2015

Pork Loin Roast with Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Bacon wrapped roast?!  Yes, please! You just can’t go wrong with this combination.  Mimi’s recipe calls for the bacon wrapped roast to be baked […]

No comments, Cindy Thomas, September 14, 2015

Tuna Rillettes

According to Mimi Thorisson, “Rillettes are pate-like spreads that usually consist of chunky bits of meat that have been been cooked in their own […]

No comments, Cindy Thomas, September 7, 2015

Coffee Cream Puffs

How could I resist making something that is both cream puff and coffee?  I can remember my Mom making cream puff and eclairs when […]

No comments, Cindy Thomas, August 24, 2015

Pistachio Sabayon with Strawberries and Meringues

  This dessert from Mimi Thorisson’s recipe is spectacular.  I love the combination of flavors and textures:  pistachio, strawberry, crunchy, creamy, light and decadent […]

4 comments, Cindy Thomas, August 17, 2015

Meet the Chef!

Welcome to my site! I'm Cindy. I'm a native Oregonian and have lived on the west coast most of my life. I have been interested in food and cooking since childhood. Food is something I'm passionate about! Whether it's growing a garden or scouting out the best new restaurant in town, I'm all in! It is my hope that this site will be a place to share all kinds of delicious goodness from my native northwest and beyond!

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