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Tillamook White Cheddar Meatballs & Pumpkin Tomato Vodka Sauce

You guys! This is my last recipe of 2018 using the fantastic cheddars from my partners at Tillamook. I’ve done 16 recipes now highlighting their cheddar on the blog this year, and now I’m rounding it out with the BEST chicken meatball recipe swimming in a delicious pumpkin tomato vodka sauce. Holy yum! This turned

Creamy Tomato Soup with The Perfect Grilled Tillamook Cheddar Cheese

As I mentioned in this post here, this creamy tomato soup was inspired by my recent trip to Portland Oregon to visit my partners at Tillamook and to attend the Feast Festival! When we were at the Tillamook Creamery, we were treated to a delicious meal that included their prized tomato soup and fried cheese curds. I

Pesto Cheddar Heirloom Tomato Tart

One of the defining memories of my childhood was playing board games after dinner.  There was one in particular that used your creativity as well as challenged your vocabulary that-because of my age-limited me from beating my older siblings. There was one card that stood out where I actually dominated: Types of Cheese. 

Gluten Free Lemon Poppyseed Cake

I’m not here to convince you that gluten-free is better than gluten-full. I don’t think food technology is there yet where a croissant can be replicated with gluten-free flour but if I had to choose whether to eat this cake with gluten or gluten-free flour, I would go gluten-free flour all the way. This gluten

Gardening Tips for Beginners

I once cast myself to have a brown thumb, proclaiming every plant I touched would shrivel up and perish. Little did my beginner self realize was that I had the wrong tools to help me build my confidence. Throughout my 2 years of learning and growing, I realized that anyone can change their thumb color

Thai Style Mussels in a Spicy Coconut Sauce

This recipe was inspired by my love for salmon Penang from the Thai restaurants near us. If you haven’t had Penang before it’s basically a spicy citrusy coconut broth that is ladled over meat served with a huge helping of rice. After I revitalized some freezer salmon for dinner the other night with a few

How to Host a Holiday Fondue Party

Thank you Decoy and Tillamook for sponsoring this post. Find your perfect pairing this holiday season with Decoy and Tillamook! I have a serious question, why did cheddar fondue go out of fashion? I mean think about it: it’s the year-round, un-themed version of queso, yet you rarely see people fondu-ing at home! This holiday

8 Soups to Keep you Cozy this Fall

I can’t believe I get to say this, but it’s time to pull out your plaid scarves and riding boots: we finally have some fall in the forecast down south! Cooler temps and lots of rain on the horizon all add up to one cozy thing: soup season. Seriously, is there anything that says “hygge”