Author Archives: haikugirl

Blog Check-Up

Hello! I’ve often wondered how many of you, dear readers, are also bloggers or vegetarians or sent from links looking for a specific recipe and never to return. Unfortunately, WordPress stats don’t tell me those things. What they do tell me is that October is my best traffic month ever and well, that makes sense, […]

Brown Rice and KaleĀ Gratin

OMG this is so good. Yes, I did just start this post as though it were a text message, but hear me out: this is absolutely delicious. I’ll even bet good money that it will become an immediate staple in your recipe repertoire. Seattle is culinaryly lucky in many areas like donuts, coffee and wood–fired […]

Amelie’s Famous Plum Cake (Kouign Amann)

I have wanted to make this cake for years and years but I didn’t know which cake was Amelie’s. The only thing I was certain of were two ingredients: yeast and plums. I fooled myself by baking a dimply plum cake from time to time. Ignoring there was no yeast in it, figuring the plums […]

Maple-Thyme Glazed Tempeh and Vegetables

I accidentally whipped up Thanksgiving and then topped it with more Thanksgiving and then was disappointed because I was just trying to make something autumnal. But these are the sorts of ups and downs one must endure when one has elected to have a cooking blog and such, therefore and without further ado. SO I […]

Spaghetti Squash with Lemon, Butter and Sage

Can we all take a moment to applaud the spaghetti squash? Or maybe it’s Mother Nature that deserves our thanks? Either way, it’s a vegetable that cooks up like a noodle. It becomes noodles. And it’s a vegetable. That is pure delight. I love spaghetti squash and I don’t care who knows it. I’d shout […]