Archives: peanut butter

Bee-Nut Butter Bliss

April 20, 2013 | By andrea | 5 Comments | Filed in: Local Goodness, Morsels & Musings, Products I Love.

I was at the Zupan’s Market in Lake Oswego last week and I got to try a new local product that I’d never seen before…Bee-Nut Butter Bliss. The all-natural peanut butter has a touch of sweetness from Oregon clover honey, and a light saltiness from sea salt. The texture is in between smooth and crunchy. After tasting it, I • Read More »

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Sesame Noodles with Chicken

August 3, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on Sesame Noodles with Chicken | Filed in: Asian, Chicken, Main Dish, Pasta, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

At least once a week I make a meaty pasta dish to have in the fridge for husband to take for lunch or to have on hand for a quick dinner on busy days. This recipe for Sesame Noodles with Chicken is in the rotation. I added some shredded cabbage and carrots (coleslaw mix) to • Read More »

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Satay Dip

June 28, 2010 | By andrea | 7 Comments | Filed in: Appetizer, Asian, Condiment, Dip, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sauce.

  If you like any kind of satay, you’re going to LOVE this dip!!! It’s easy to make and extremely versatile because it goes perfectly with a variety of foods: fresh veggies, summer rolls, or grilled shrimp, chicken and pork. When I first saw the list of ingredients, the 1/4 cup of ketchup threw me. But, hey, I trust • Read More »

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Chicken Mole with Chipotles

March 19, 2010 | By andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in: Chicken, Chocolate, Main Dish, Mexican, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Soup/Stew.

Mole, a Mexican specialty, is a rich, thick sauce with complex flavors. It is usually labor-intensive and includes a long list of ingredients. This quick version of a mole (pronounced MOH-lay) uses canned chipotle chilies and diced tomatoes to form the sauce for tender chunks of chicken. The smoky, spicy sauce includes chocolate, an ingredient commonly found in some moles. • Read More »

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Senegalese Peanut Soup with Chicken

February 26, 2010 | By andrea | Comments Off on Senegalese Peanut Soup with Chicken | Filed in: Chicken, Main Dish, Middle Eastern, Recipes, Soup/Stew.

If you’re looking for a flavorful, exotically-spiced soup then you’ve got to try this recipe! I love the rich combination of curry, coconut milk, peanut butter and sweet potatoes! I made it for the first time a few years ago for Husband and some of his work buddies. The soup received raves from Husband and his • Read More »

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