Monthly Archives: September 2012

D.I.N.E. Event at Cheney Stadium

After the success of The Moveable Feast, Tacoma’s inaugural food festival, the organizers put together D.I.N.E., a smaller and adult-only version of the event, which was held last night, September 8.

$10 got you in, and there were live bands, beer and, of course, food trucks. The event was held at Cheney Stadium’s infield, which was probably my favorite part. It’s not every day you get to eat and enjoy music on a baseball field.

Trucks in attendance were Burrito Boy, Celebrity Cake Studio, Choripan, Lumpia World and Maximus/Minimus. Where Ya at Matt was supposed to be there, but they didn’t make it.

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Author: Adrienne | Categories: Leftovers | Comments: 0

Zucchini Ribbon, Cherry Tomato and Corn Pappardelle

It’s Labor Day, the last hurrah of summer.

We’re spending the day in town. Casey’s getting ready for school to start this week — his first year of teaching. It’s exciting for both of us, and we’re glad this new chapter of our lives is starting. I have the day off of work, and I’m doing a bit of cooking and cleaning, and then we’re headed to a barbeque at my parents’ house.

Each morning feels more like fall. The air is crisp, and we’re no longer leaving the windows open 24/7. My cooking is starting to change, too. I’m starting to crave soups and comfort food, and I’m looking forward to trying some new recipes this year.

There’s still time for a few more summery recipes, and this is one of them. A pasta dish that celebrates the best produce of summer, without complicating it too much. It’s also light, yet filling, and easily made vegan if you need to.

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Author: Adrienne | Categories: Home Cooking + Recipes | Comments: 0

A Super Neat + Cute Trick for Decorating Jam Jars

No, I promise this isn’t turning into an all-canning blog, despite my most recent posts.

I wanted to share a super neat trick with you that I originally saw on Pinterest from Brown Paper Packages.

If you’re looking for a cute way to spruce up your home-canned goodies, look no further.

Prepare for your mind to be blown. Okay, not really. But it’s still pretty cool.

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Author: Adrienne | Categories: Leftovers | Comments: 3
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