Friday Flotsam

friday flotsam / bev cooks

FRRRRRRRR a h d a h! Okay be honest, who here buys those trash bucket grocery store romance novels? You know, the ones where the ladies are ALWAYS in some velvet Victorian dress draping dramatically off her shoulders revealing lacy cleavage as she leans into shirtless Fabio clones holding a spear or boat rope? And […]

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Linguine with Roasted Tomatoes and Asparagus

Linguine with Roasted Tomatoes and Asparagus / Bev Cooks

Are you seeing that? Are you feeling that? You can’t not with roasted tomatoes. And onions! Those are roasted, too. I swear, roasted tomatoes don’t even have to be in season for this meal to shiiiiiine like the top of the Chrysler building. (<–name that movie.) And then we’re adding asparagus and lil’ mozzarella balls […]

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Cardamom and Green Apple Puff Pastries

Cardamom and Green Apple Puff Pastries / Bev Cooks

So I have a story. (also, dessert, yay!) The above is what happens when someone who’s very much not a baker decides she wants to take a stab at cardamom rolls because the book she was reading (The Scent Keeper, o m g) had a character obsessively making them for guests at her summer fishing […]

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Friday Flotsam

cheese plate / bev cooks

Frrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrimay! yay. say. ray. jay. day. I’ve started sleeping in a hat. You can rub your eyes, spray your glasses and squint to sea, but those are the actual words you read. It’s not like a top hat, you guys. Or a fedora or a bucket hat or a visor or my leopard print beret. […]

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Braised Chicken with Mushrooms and Shallots

Braised Chicken with Mushrooms and Shallots / Bev Cooks

It’s fall! (sort of) And the first day of school! (in a way) And it’s only 63! (that part’s true.) You don’t even know how emotionally ready I am for that heavy steer toward fall recipes. It’s time. It is time. (And okay, they ARE starting school today. It’s the first day of school. But […]

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Friday Flotsam

pine tree / bev cooks

FRRRRRRRRRRRRR2468whodoyouappreciateday! (<–not really) Wait, is pantyhose back? Did pantyhose come back in style and I completely missed the announcement? When did this happen and can you forward it to me? The other day in my GirlSquad text thread with a bunch of long-time gal pals who once lived in the same college town in Northwest […]

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Greek Shrimp Pasta Salad

Greek Shrimp Pasta Salad / Bev Cooks

As in, you can eat this cold because it’s still summer. (!) I’m honestly a little bit enraged at myself for NOT giving you a good pasta salad recipe at all this entire summer. What the actual wonk, Bev. But! Late is better than never, so here we are. And you can make this all […]

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BBQ Drumsticks with Roasted Cauliflower

BBQ Drumsticks with Roasted Cauliflower / Bev Cooks

It’s basically a pile of happy. And it’s Paleo! I think? You’re like, “PLEASE GET BACK TO CARBS, ALREADY.” Simmer down, just a few more days. This is one of those meals that screams CAVEMAN, with all that bone-in skin-on business. (I know I used the word caveman for Tuesday’s recipe but I feel like […]

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