Leek & Lemon Carbonara (or Kate and Anna take a lot of stairs; beet disaster threatens otherwise peaceful pasta dinner)

Day two in Paris was bright and cloudless, so we decided to make the most of the lucky weather and cross both the tallest tower and the longest lines off our Paris Hit List. Photographic Evidence courtesy of Anna: (This is me on the second floor of the Eiffel Tower, uncomfortably trying to pose for a picture … Continue reading Leek & Lemon Carbonara (or Kate and Anna take a lot of stairs; beet disaster threatens otherwise peaceful pasta dinner)

Lemon Rosemary Cake with Olive Oil Buttercream

There’s a new gourmet marketplace that opened up by my Portland home recently called Providore. Even though it’s a little too pricey for my taste, it’s unbelievably cute and full of delicious looking fruits, veggies, pastas and sustainable+local meats and fish. While admiring the little produce corner I saw a basket of variegated pink lemons … Continue reading Lemon Rosemary Cake with Olive Oil Buttercream