Up here in the Pacific Northwest it rains - a lot. Sometimes (ok, a lot of times), rather than enjoying the great outdoors with my daughter, I'm stuck inside an enclosed space with someone who loves to run around a soccer field like an inmate who recently escaped from an insane asylum. To say that she…

I don’t bake often but when I do, you can bet that it’ll be something I can dip in my coffee. This biscotti recipe comes from The Food Network’s Anna Olson. I really enjoy how her show is structured. She starts with a basic principle or method and then builds more complex dishes from there.…

A leisurely stroll with my daughter is never as leisurely as I wish it to be. She’s almost two years old and she’s beginning to exert her independence. When we’re out, she refuses to hold my hand and prefers to run wildly wherever she wants. I’ve talked about how my little Beastmode’s mobility  influenced my…

The first time that I had a bibimbap was on a 15-hour Korean Air flight. It was microwaved and I couldn’t tell the kind of meat or if it was meat at all. The vegetables were soggy and the rice was a little dry. It was airplane food. I wasn’t expecting much. The best part…

Hello Sweetheart, How’s the future? Did you call your parents today? We're still on for hoverboarding right? I’m trying this new thing on my blog where I write a letter to you in the future. Today, I’ll be explaining how I became a believer in cloth diapers. We’re on the verge of potty training you…

Breakfasts can get tricky in our house. My daughter wakes up and she immediately wants to eat. We can’t make her wait or else she’ll die of starvation - or at least she behaves like she will. We make sure that we always have fruit on hand to feed our Kraken. Once her appetite is…

My wife, daughter and myself sat in a long table across from a couple in their 50s. They were excited to have front row seats to the cute baby in a restaurant show.They told us about their grandkids and made faces at my daughter to make her laugh. Then my daughter, who was four-months-old at…

Impress your friends at your next dinner party with this semifreddo recipe. Even the name sounds fancy. Take it up a notch by using your best Super Mario voice when you tell your friends about the dish. The base recipe is incredibly simple. Once you have your base of eggs, cream, and honey as a…