Paleo Strawberry  souffle omelet

Spring time is egg time!!

By now, I think I have made my great love of eggs evident and spring time is egg time. I didn’t know this till I owned chickens. Eggs are always available year round in the store so it is a common misunderstanding that chickens produce eggs all year round. Not true. You see, chickens are… 

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The Hawaiian vanilla company

The pilgrimage for Vanilla

It took a few years and some strategy to get to the first and most successful vanilla farm in the U.S. but I recently made it. Nestled in the verdant jungles of the Hamakua Coast on the Big Island of Hawaii where King Kamehameha once walked, this pioneer farm is an inspirational story of a… 

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Fresh grilled steelhead trout

Steelhead trout, our NW winter bounty

We live in such a fertile rich valley here on the NW Oregon coast that some of our wonders are easily overlooked, like the fact that we have one of the most abundant winter steelhead runs in the US. Fisher people all know this fact, as steelhead are one of the most sought after game… 

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Paleo Moroccan lamb shanks

The winter art of slow cooking

The winter has pulled its misty blanket down over the coast and the time of inward has begun. I used to dislike this season and pine for the long sunny days of summer but now I rather enjoy this quiet time full of long luxurious nights and hearty nurturing food. My favorite of these hearty… 

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Grapefruit and Avocado salad with grapefruit vinaigrette

Beating the tight pants blues with grapefruit

I have a personal question to ask you, how’s your pants fitting? Mine are tight. Yup, it’s that time of the year when we all get the opportunity to start new and take the tight out of our pants. One of my favorite ways to combat the battle of the bulge is to break out… 

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