Friday Flotsam

odd but beautiful plants

FFFFFFFFFRSAMDAYIDFLRFF. (<—miss me? don’t answer that.) Does anyone actually know what a sump pump looks like? No. No one does. Not even the men or women that install them. No one knows what a sump pump looks like. I don’t know what a sump pump looks like. It dawned on me the other day that […]

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Seared Ahi Tuna Bowls

Seared Ahi Tuna Bowls / Bev Cooks

Oh heeeeey I’m officially back with recipes. Summer recipes! Starting with raw fish! Ha! Oh. So I wouldn’t necessarily call this a poke bowl, only because I seared the ahi tuna. This has been a recipe that I’ve wanted to make for so long, I still had my baby teeth. (that came out way grosser […]

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Our New Life on the Oregon Coast Forever: Part Three

Oregon Coast / Bev Cooks

I say “new life” as we pack the entire beach house today and begin the three-day journey home tomorrow. Ha! Oh. So – week three in Oregon! And it’s another massive post because I’m just awful at narrowing down photos and trimming the fat. I have to show you everything! IS THAT SO BAD? Don’t […]

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Creamy Chicken and Asparagus Casserole

Creamy Chicken and Asparagus Casserole / Bev Cooks

Well hello there, you creamy vision of wonderment. You know how some days you just need something extra sinful? I knew we understood each other. We’ve been eating so much seafood this month (beyond delicious), but I’ve been craving something a liiiiiiittle creamy and indulgent. So I made you a simple little cassie! And by […]

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Our New Life on the Oregon Coast Forever: Part 2

Oregon Coast Forever / Bev Cooks

This is just week two, you guys. Week two! And it’s massive. And I’m starting the post with a skinny bearded man in plaid because Oregon. Let’s seeeeee…..when I left you last, we were headed to the Farmer’s Market. (two weeks ago today. my bad.) So let’s start there. Kansas City has some incredible (huge!) […]

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Honey Goat Cheese Crostini

Honey Goat Cheese Crostini / Bev Cooks

It was going to be the perfect beach picnic, it was. Except, there’s this thing in nature called wind. And sand. Have you heard about them? Wind and sand? So the thing about wind is this: it’s unexpected. And sudden. And obnoxiously gusty. And it moves the sand when it blows. Like, the sand leaves […]

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Spaghetti with Razor Clams

Spaghetti with Razor Clams / Bev Cooks

OKAY listen. I had no idea that pacific razor clams are the size of baby elephants. They are like, super mammothy. WAY DIFFERENT than the long, thin ones you’re most likely imagining right now. Guys, I’m about to take you on a journey. A razor clam awakening of sorts. And before you get those fingers […]

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Pesto Boards = Summer Eating Forever.

Pesto Board with DeLallo! / Bev Cooks

Hi, my name is Bev, and I’m maniacally obsessed with charcuterie boards. HI, BEV. It’s like, this magical mix of casual hodge podge eating. But thrown together on a board with everything in their own little place and a scattering of flowers? OH YOU FANCY. This board though – it’s different. It’s spesh (<–sorry). It […]

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