All posts by MaryMiller

Oyako Donburi

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Gosh, it feels like forever since I’ve shared a recipe on A Passionate Plate. …. Read More

Delancey’s Clam Pizza

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Delancey is a pizza restaurant in Seattle owned by Brandon Petit and his wife, …. Read More

Kingfish Coconut Cake

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Coconut is a happy ingredient… it makes me think about summer and piña coladas, …. Read More

Szmania’s Potato Crusted Salmon

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This recipe from Szmania’s Restaurant is featured in the cookbook Signature Tastes of Seattle …. Read More

Cafe Ladro’s Espresso Chip Pound Cake

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This month I’m diving into this really fun book, Signature Tastes of Seattle by Steven …. Read More

What’s cooking in March? Local recipes!

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Happy March! This month I’ll be sharing recipes with you from some of Seattle’s …. Read More

Zucchini Patties

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I just can’t believe today is February 28th!  I didn’t have time to  make …. Read More

Turkish Coffee Brownies

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When I saw the recipe for Turkish Coffee Brownies in Balaboosta, Bold Mediterranean Recipes …. Read More

Ground Meat Kebabs with Fresh Herbs

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In February 2010, Marvin and I took a Valentine’s trip to Southern Spain and …. Read More

Tangy Tabbouleh

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This month I am sharing recipes from a beautiful cookbook called Balaboosta by Einat Admony. …. Read More

Feed the People You Love.

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February is here and Seattle is feeling the love. The Seahawks are Super Bowl …. Read More

January Cookbook Giveaway! One Day to Enter!

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THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED.  CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNER, BARBARA WEIDER! Watch for the next …. Read More

Gluten-Free Blueberry Polenta Pancakes

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Happy Sunday morning to you! We’re enjoying a lazy start to the day and …. Read More

Simple Roasted Cauliflower

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Sometimes the simplest foods taste the best. Take roasted cauliflower for example. Olive oil, …. Read More

Palak Paneer

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Palak Paneer is an Indian spinach curry made with soft, unripened farmer’s cheese. I …. Read More

Mushroom Soup with Cashews & Wild Rice

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Here is a luscious and rich mushroom soup perfect for a Meatless Monday in …. Read More

Roasted Beets with Pomegranate Molasses

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Beautiful beets. Full of good-for-you vitamin C, antioxidants, minerals, fiber and phytochemicals  – beets are …. Read More

Happy New Year!

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Good morning! I hope your first day of 2014 is starting off right. I’m …. Read More

Homemade Gluten-Free Flour Mix

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This gluten-free flour mix was developed by the team at Hollyhock Retreat Center and …. Read More

Eggnog Muffins

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Tis’ the season to be jolly… and drink eggnog! Eggnog is a favorite holiday …. Read More

Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls

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Happy Thanksgiving week! Have you planned your menu? Started your shopping? Are you trying …. Read More

Chicken in a Basket

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Today I want to share a special comfort food recipe with you. Chicken in …. Read More

Emily’s Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

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My niece, Emily, posted these Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins on Facebook last week. The …. Read More

Spicy Pork & Sweet Potato Stew

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Happy Sunday evening to you! What’s for dinner at your house tonight? We’ll be …. Read More

Around the World Lentil Soup

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Lentils… Are you a fan? I love them. Nutty, earthy, and full of protein.When …. Read More

Gluten Free Quinoa Chocolate Cake

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My friend, Debbie, recently discovered that eating a gluten-free diet makes her feel so …. Read More

Cougar Gold Ale Soup – GO COUGS!

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It’s football season. GO COUGS! RUN, RUN, Ruuuuuun! OMG What the #@*@*#! AMAZING! What …. Read More

Five Things I Learned This Summer.

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I am so glad September is here! My summer was just flat-out crazy. I’m …. Read More

Kale Pesto Pizza with Roasted Beets & Hazelnuts

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 I just really love the combination of these flavors. Every bite of this savory …. Read More

Kale Pesto

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Kale. We just can’t seem to get enough of it. Over the past two …. Read More

Raw Zucchini Noodle “Pad Thai”

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Happy zucchini season! My friend, Dave, is harvesting a bumper crop this year and …. Read More

Lyn’s Pork Adobo

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  Lyn made a bunch of yummy Filipino dishes for us last week and the …. Read More

Cooking with Lyn

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Last week Marvin’s nephew, Mark, and his family came up from San Antonio for …. Read More

Chicken and Rice Salad with Nam Jim Dressing

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Hello, friends! It’s been too long since my last recipe post and I apologize. …. Read More

Chocolate Chip Cookie Icebox Cake

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What in the world possessed me to make this completely over-the-top, so rich and …. Read More

Chilled Somen Noodles with Grilled Salmon

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Ice-cold somen noodles are a traditional hot-weather Japanese dish. Usually they are served with …. Read More

No Bake Cheesecake Tart with Fresh Berries

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If your kitchen feels too hot for baking today, but you want to make …. Read More

Paletas & Popsicles – July Giveaway!

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This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, JAMIE KNUPP! Stay tuned for our …. Read More

Chinese Orange Chicken

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I’ve been wanting to share this recipe with you for months, and now I …. Read More

June Giveaway Winner! And Happy Father’s Day!

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  Happy Father’s Day, everyone! Will you be grilling something yummy today? We had …. Read More

Darn Good Chocolate Cake

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Okay chocolate cake lovers (yes, DAD, I’m talking to you!) here it is. The …. Read More

A Great Steak & Grilling Tips for Success.

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Last weekend, Joy, Toby, Marvin & I sat down to a fantastic Steakhouse Dinner …. Read More

Emeril’s Creamed Spinach

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Creamed spinach is a special treat for me. While I try to eat spinach …. Read More

Hearts of Romaine with Warm Pancetta Vinaigrette

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I grew up eating spinach salads with warm bacon dressing and I always loved …. Read More

Dungeness Crab Cakes

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I Love Crab Cakes! That’s the name of the Tom Douglas cookbook Joy and Toby …. Read More

June Giveaway – Get Ready to Grill!

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This contest is now closed! Congratulations to our winner, Steffi S! Our next giveaway …. Read More

Red Lentil Dal + Video

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A couple of months ago Marvin and I took an incredible trip to South …. Read More

Mexican Chicken Chop Salad

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Inspiration can come from anywhere. On a recent trip to our West Seattle Trader …. Read More

Banana Chiffon Cake & Mom’s 70th Birthday

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Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Mom, happy birthday …. Read More

Mother’s Day Giveaway 2013

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This contest is closed.  Congratulations to our winner, Donna Donahue!  Whether your mom was …. Read More

Wilted Kale Caesar with Bacon & Egg

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Thank goodness the gloppy, sloppy, over-dressed Caesar salads everyone served in the 1990’s have …. Read More

Grilled Halibut Tacos

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We’re getting a few days of sunshine this week with temperatures above 50 degrees! …. Read More

Earth Day Quiz and Contest Winner!

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Happy 43rd Earth Day to all of you! And, congratulations to our Earth Day …. Read More

Kale & Artichoke Strudel

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While my vegetable garden is just barely getting started (peas, radishes and carrots up, …. Read More

Wild Ginger Restaurant

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Wow, Wild Ginger has been around for almost 25 years! Rick & Anne Yoder, …. Read More

Earth Day Giveaway 2013!

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THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED. Congratulations to our WINNER – Danielle! Welcome to A Passionate …. Read More

A Dinner Disaster – Baked Sole

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Joy and I make it a rule NOT to post recipes on A Passionate …. Read More

Easy Chicken Posole Rojo

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If you’ve been reading A Passionate Plate for a while, you already know how …. Read More

Our March Giveaway Winner Is…

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Good morning, everyone! Happy Monday. Happy April 1st. And, congratulations to our latest contest …. Read More

Carrot Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

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The Easter Bunny is going to LOVE these! One of my favorite dessert bloggers, …. Read More

Asparagus Gratin

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Easter Sunday is this weekend. How will you be celebrating? If your Easter plans …. Read More

Strawberry Sour Cream Bread

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Yummy! This strawberry sour cream bread is so simple to make and it tastes …. Read More

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! (and a little story)

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Marvin and I took a trip to Ireland five years ago. We had just …. Read More

Lamb Shepard’s Pie

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St. Patrick’s Day is just a few days away. Usually I make corned beef …. Read More

Spicy Remoulade

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This spicy remoulade is perfect for topping crab cakes or dipping prawns. Spicy Remoulade …. Read More

Our March Giveaway!

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This contest has closed. Congratulations to our winner, Pris! It feels like spring in …. Read More

Stumbling Goat Bistro – Phinney Ridge Neighborhood (Seattle) WA

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Modest. Unpretentious. Reasonably priced. Yes, Stumbling Goat Bistro in Seattle’s Phinney Ridge neighborhood is …. Read More

Rachael Ray’s No-Egg Caesar Dressing

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We found this on the food.com website. It’s a simple, eggless Caesar dressing you mix …. Read More

Pennette with Cauliflower Ragu

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes I crave macaroni and cheese. Occasionally I …. Read More

Brisket with Tzimmes & A Love Story

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Marvin is such a romantic. And a great story-teller. Anyone who has ever shared …. Read More

White Center Field Trip – Date Night!

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Did you read our White Center Field Trip: AM Itinerary last week? We started …. Read More

Meander’s Kitchen -White Center, WA

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If you are looking for a truly great breakfast place, we recommend Meander’s Kitchen …. Read More

Salvadorean Bakery, White Center, WA

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One of our favorite spots in White Center is The Salvadorean Bakery & Restaurant, …. Read More

Sweet Potato, Ham & Blue Cheese Salad

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Do you ever grab those cooking magazines at the grocery checkout? The ones with …. Read More

Chicken Nacho Bites

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Super Bowl Sunday is just two days away… will you be watching? We’re having …. Read More

And the Winner of our January Giveaway is…

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For our January Giveaway, we asked you to tell us about a “pantry surprise” …. Read More

Clams with Chorizo

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If you’ve been reading A Passionate Plate for a while, you’ve probably noticed that …. Read More

Shakshuka – שקשוקה شكشوكة

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Thanks to fellow Seattle food blogger, Sarah Randall over at Cook Can Read, I …. Read More

Ski Weekend Apple Cake

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While Joy has been enjoying the warm sunshine on Maui, I have been enjoying …. Read More

Gluten Free, Dairy Free Spinach Dip

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Do you have friends or co-workers with those challenging dietary restrictions… like gluten free, …. Read More

Mount Rainier White Chili

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We left Seattle last Friday night prepared for a 3 hour drive to our …. Read More

Magic Cookie Bars

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Our girls’ ski weekend would not be complete without a big pan of chocolatey …. Read More

Apple Cider Pulled Pork

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Last Thursday I received a box of apples from our friends at Stemilt Fruit …. Read More

Low-Fat Italian Wedding Soup

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Italian Wedding Soup is one of Marvin’s all-time favorites. He loves the little meatballs …. Read More

Banana Oat Breakfast Bars

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Happy Sunday morning! It’s a big day for us here in Seattle because the …. Read More

Korean Style Beef Wraps

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Hello and Happy New Year, everyone! Yesterday I said goodbye to my sister and …. Read More

Merry Christmas!

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It’s Christmas Eve – 10:55 pm. I’ve scheduled this post to go out at …. Read More

Something really weird just happened. And we have a winner!

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Something really crazy just happened. Yes, it has something to do with the Mayan …. Read More

Easy Beef Bourguignon

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Beef Bourguignon is a classic French dish and, like many French dishes, it’s got …. Read More

Peppermint Brownie Bites

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It’s December 17th… time to bring on the holiday sweets! Yesterday I got started …. Read More

Food, Friends, Frosting, Fun. Cookie Party 2012

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Last night we hosted our 5th annual cookie decorating party at Joy’s house. As …. Read More

Fig & Blue Cheese Savories

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At our Christmas Cookie Decorating Party last night, we all brought an hors d’oeuvre to …. Read More

Butternut Squash, Blue Cheese & Sage Crostini

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These Butternut Squash, Blue Cheese & Sage Crostini were a big hit at our …. Read More

Betty Crocker’s Candy Cane Cookies

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I loved reading Joy’s Frozen Frangos post on Saturday! It made me think about …. Read More

Easy Chicken Marsala

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We had some friends over on Saturday and I wanted to make something really …. Read More

Our December Cookbook Giveaway!

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  THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED. A big congratulations to TC! We’ll be sending you a …. Read More

Girls On The Run 5-K and Yeasted Waffles

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We LOVE Girls On The Run and we’re so proud of the 400+ 3rd …. Read More

Field Trip: Vashon Island

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Joy and I took another foodie field trip on Sunday – this time to …. Read More

Curry Turkey Salad Sliders

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Happy post-Thanksgiving eating, everyone. Yes, it’s time  for leftovers and a trip to the …. Read More

Abundance.

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Thanksgiving is here! It is my favorite holiday and I am so thankful. For so …. Read More