Author: Cosette's Kitchen

Portland Kid-Friendly Travel Guide

Portland Kid-Friendly Travel Guide

A local guide to food and fun for families and any visitor! It’s weird to consider myself a Portlander but I’ve been living here for 19 years now. What began as a journey to a new place with my now husband has turned into our 

Gather Around the Table with Room & Board

Gather Around the Table with Room & Board

The Year that Changed Us What a year it has been for the entire world. I remember distinctly the moment we picked up our kids from school on Friday, March 13th, 2020, the moment things began changing. Things were different and in that moment, I 

Summer Olive and Antipasti Pasta

Summer Olive and Antipasti Pasta

  As we roll into summer simplicity in meals is key. Dishes that are light, refreshing but packed with flavor. I’m thrilled to partner with my friends at Delallo to showcase this simple and delicious recipe that is a cross between a Pasta Puttanesca and 

Iced Brown Sugar Oatmilk Shaken Espresso

Iced Brown Sugar Oatmilk Shaken Espresso

Nothing says summer like an Iced Latte!!! If you’re like me, summertime is when allllll the iced coffee begins to flow! I still love my morning warm drip coffee, but I crave an afternoon treat. A hot and trending espresso drink is Iced Brown Sugar 

Lamb Sliders with Feta Sauce

Lamb Sliders with Feta Sauce

As I write this post I’m absolutely thrilled that there is sun shining on my face. A sign that here in the Pacific Northwest that summer may actually be on the horizon! There is absolutely no better time to kick off grilling season than now! 

Mother’s Day Gift Idea Roundup

Mother’s Day Gift Idea Roundup

Whether you’re a mother and get to splurge on something yourself or you’re looking to buy something special for someone close to you. Here is a quick little roundup of some wonderful gift ideas sure to be loved! A Few of My Favorite Things If 

Lebanese Potato and Eggs (Batata Wa Bayd)

Lebanese Potato and Eggs (Batata Wa Bayd)

If you’ve ever sat down to a Lebanese style breakfast one thing you’ll notice is the lack of sweet dishes. A typical Arab style breakfast is heavy on savory and light on the sweets. This simple egg dish is perfect for breakfast or even dinner. 

Philly Style Mushroom Cheesesteak

Philly Style Mushroom Cheesesteak

Favorite Cheesesteak My love of all things East coast runs strong. I was born and raised just about an hour north of Philly – The City of Brotherly Love. While I’ve been living on the West coast for two decades now, there are some things 

Spicy Lebanese Potatoes (Batata Harra)

Spicy Lebanese Potatoes (Batata Harra)

Potatoes are a huge part of the Lebanese diet. As with many foods from the various regions – taking simple ingredients and transforming them with bold flavor is the main goal. These Spicy Lebanese Potatoes – called Batata Harra in Arabic, which literally translates to 

Lemon Poppy Seed Scones

Lemon Poppy Seed Scones

Breakfast is always a struggle at our house: cereal, bagels and oatmeal are always on repeat but when I want to be that extra special amazing mom – I make scones!!! My kids are scone connoisseurs now, they know what to expect in texture, height