Tag: food

Blog, Books, Recipes

Sheriff Moss’s “Usual” from Alys

My lovely friend Kiri Callaghan recently re-released Alys, the first book in the Steampunk Fantasy series the Terra Mirum Chronicles, under a new publisher, Doce Blant.  And I wanted to celebrate the best way I know how: by making food. First of all, a description of Alys from the publisher: Following […]

Blog, Dungeons and Dragons, Recipes

An Easy DnD-style Tavern Menu

  This past weekend, I put together a Tavern-style menu for some back-to-back Dungeons and Dragons campaigns we were running. And while I’ve put together Tavern-style feasts or medieval-themed snacks before, this time I wanted to go all out. I prepared a full Tavern’s menu, with food and drink choices […]

Blog, Lifestyle

To Savor Tomorrow: An Evening with Cafe Nordo

I stumbled upon Cafe Nordo, an interactive dinner theater in Seattle, last year and went for my birthday. After one night in their 1920’s themed club, tasting delicious food and drink pairings and hearing live music from some of Seattle’s best, I was hooked. So when they invited me to […]

Blog

Get Spicy: 13 Sriracha Flavored Foods

Sriracha, man. You all love it SO much. As some of you know, I’m a wimp when it comes to spicy food, so I didn’t get on the Sriracha bandwagon early on. But Cocktail Crate introduced me to their Sriracha Margarita mixer at the Fancy Food Show, and I needed […]

Fun Food

A New Nomiku is on Kickstarter!

You may remember my post about Nomiku from last November: It’s a super easy-to-use sous vide device and it’s about to get even easier and sleeker. The new Nomiku, announced today via Kickstarter, is smaller, has a larger screen, and is Wifi-compatible. This means you can use Nomiku’s “Tender” app […]

Fun Food

Marshmallows + Instagram = Boomf

Marshmallows and Instagram, the next great match since marshmallows and hot chocolate? James Middleton (yes, brother to that Middleton) seems to think so. His company, Boomf (named after the sound the package of marshmallows makes when it lands on your doorstep), will take 9 Instagram pics of your choice and […]

Fun Food, Parties

Pinterest Day Recap

Yesterday I spent the entire day only doing things found on Pinterest Pins. I wanted to see if I would turn into one of those perfect people you always imagine when going through Pinterest–you know, perfect huge house, rustic accents, perfectly layered clothing with cute makeup and nicely braided hair. […]

Fun Food, Gift Ideas

Nudo: Adopt Something Delicious

Why give a friend a gift of teas or olive oils when instead you can give them their own olive tree or tea garden? This is the concept of Nudo: you can adopt a tree or garden and receive a seasonal selection from your own adoptee. I’ve written about Nudo in […]

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites: November 1

Happy November! This past week has involved parties, a wedding, my birthday, Halloween, and prepping for Extra Life. All I want to do is sleep and instead I’m prepping to stay awake for 25 hours! Hey, it’s for the kids. These are the things I’m loving from the past week: […]

Fun Food

Technology + Cupcakes = Win

You know how you can order Dominos online or Pizza Hut from your Xbox? Pizza’s great when you’re gaming, but what about when you want something a little sweeter? Trophy Cupcakes to the rescue. Trophy has recently launched their online ordering system and delivery to Seattle and Bellevue. I tried […]