Recipes by Michelle K. (Page 3)

United States United States Chef

Tomato Jam

Tomato Jam by Michelle K.

Pin It Now!Tomato jam and crackers piled high so you can eat them one after anotherI am up to my waist in tomatoes and urgently wanting to capture that flavor of summer for winter. When winter arrives and it is non-stop grey and drizzly here in the Seattle area I will be so satisfied when I pull out a jar of this tomato jam and just…

1 vote
Canning Tomatoes

Canning Tomatoes by Michelle K.

Pin It Now!Tomatoes from Peter's gardenMy sister recently asked Peter and I separately what we thought was the most important thing we put up each year. We both answered without hesitation, "Tomatoes!". Home canned tomatoes keep that fresh flavor without a tinny, metallic, or overly sharp aftertaste that you often find in commercially…

1 vote
Quinoa Blueberry Lemon Muffins {Gluten Free}

Quinoa Blueberry Lemon Muffins {Gluten Free} by Michelle K.

Pin It Now!Quinoa blueberry lemon muffinThe lazy summer mornings of custom ordered breakfasts from Mom's kitchen are past now and we are on to the fire drill mode of school days. This means for me that I am trying to get as much healthy fuel into the kids at breakfast while chattering about friends, packing backpacks, making lunches,…

1 vote
Mushroom, Jalapeño and Cilantro Salsa

Mushroom, Jalapeño and Cilantro Salsa by Michelle K.

Pin It Now!Mushroom jalapeno cilantro salsaSalsa without tomatoes? More challenging yet, mushroom based salsa? My oldest son cannot stand mushrooms, barely tolerates cilantro, and I have my in-laws in town for a visit from across the country. Doesn't this sound like the perfect time to test this new recipe to see what kind of…

1 vote
Beef Tongue With Tomatoes

Beef Tongue With Tomatoes by Michelle K.

Pin It Now!Beef tongue with tomatoes served on creamy polentaand topped with freshly crumbled cotija cheeseIt was difficult to narrow down to one recipe for the next part of the Muy Bueno Cookbook Spotlight & Cook-Off sponsored by Hippocrene and hosted at girlichef. The Muy Bueno Cookbook is full of so many fantastic choices with a…

1 vote
Kielbasa and Mixed Greens Soup

Kielbasa and Mixed Greens Soup by Michelle K.

Pin It Now!Kielbasa and greens soup with a slice of homemade breadNow that school is back in full swing again all of the extra-curricular activities are kicking in too. We have a couple of nights a week where the schedule gets pretty complicated. For those nights we eat what we call First Dinner and Second Dinner. First Dinner is…

1 vote
Creamy Rice Pudding

Creamy Rice Pudding by Michelle K.

Pin It Now!Creamy rice pudding topped with toasted pumpkin seedsVanilla speckled rice pudding, warm and freshly made - click on the photo to see the larger view so that the specks are visible. Rice pudding makes a fantastic snack, dessert, and even breakfast dish. This is not the rice pudding you bake in the oven to use up…

1 vote
Razor Clams! Part 3: Let's Eat!

Razor Clams! Part 3: Let's Eat! by Michelle K.

Pin It Now!Razor clam sizzling in butterThe best way to eat your freshly cleaned clams is also the fastest and easiest. Get your skillet heating up over a medium flame - you want it to be hot, but not smoking. Season your butterflied clam with a bit of kosher salt and pepper then dredge it in some cornstarch. Shake off any excess.…

0 votes
Cinnamon Pull Apart Bread: Mother's Day

Cinnamon Pull Apart Bread: Mother's Day by Michelle K.

Pin It Now!2 jobs in one - cinnamon pull apart bread and sandwich breadThis recipe is inspired by the upcoming celebration for all the Moms out there. I wanted to make something special for Mother's Day morning that would be fun and tasty and extra special for everyone to enjoy along with being something I could make the day before.…

0 votes
Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake

Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake by Michelle K.

Rhubarb Upside-down CakeHighlighting the tang of rhubarb paired with the fluffy sweetness of cake, this upside-down presentation is so pretty. Don't forget to get your eggs and butter out in advance to get them up to room temperature.

0 votes