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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Our New Life on the Oregon Coast Forever: Part One

Our New Life on the Oregon Coast Forever / Bev Cooks

We made it!! Which you already know because we got here a week ago. Almost a week ago. Six days ago. Basically a week ago. And it.is.stupid.stunning. Like, my eyes don’t know what to do with themselves here. You see photos all your life of this rugged terrain, the forest, the mountains, the water, the […]

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Monthly Mixtape: ’90s Hip Hop, Yo

Monthly Mixtape: '90s Hip Hop, Yo / Bev Cooks

“BEFORE I HAD STATUS AND BEFORE I HAD A PAGER.” Is there any better way to start this day than with those lyrics? No. No there is not. At last! The ’90s Hip Hop mix I’ve been promising you for ohhhh how long? Okay, less than a month. But it’s here! And it’s gooooood. It […]

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Sundried Tomato Chicken Burgers

Sundried Tomato Chicken Burgers / Bev Cooks

First recipe of the summeeeeeerrrrrr! (said like The Price Is Right guy.) I wanted to get these to you before we left for Oregon because I can almost put blood and money and pancreas down on the fact that these Sundried Tomato Chicken Burgers are going to be your jay-um this summer. You know how […]

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Friday Flotsam

roses and gremlins

FLIBBERS FLOOBERS FRIDDERS DAY. My nose always itches when I run the kitchen sink water. Isn’t that weird? Always. I’ll be gearing up to tackle the dishes, completely fine, itch free, and then I flip the water on, and as soon as the water + soap touches my hands and begins to lather, my nose […]

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Cold Crab Dip with Crusty Baguette

Cold Crab Dip with Crusty Baguette / Bev Cooks

Do you know how many times I had to double check to make sure I put a b instead of a p? OH, YOU WOULD, TOO. Um, I have the fanciest, easiest, most exquisite but not intimidating crab dip for your Memorial Day weekend. And I’m serious. It’s the type of dip that you make […]

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Our Back Patio Brings Exactly Two Boys to the Yard.

Our Back Patio with Article! / Bev Cooks

At last! Our back patio. The post on our back patio. My back patio post. I’ve been soooo excited to share all of the beautiful outdoor furniture pieces and patio accessories that my lover Article gifted us last month. You know I wanted to get this up earlier, but it’s been raining for 57 months […]

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