Category: Good Eats

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Bribery Jam

Tomorrow will be a scorcher in the PNW, so I thought of a quick bribe used my time wisely for another GOOD EATS post. Today is a rainy “ugh” day, so I got busy in the kitchen. If I tell my sons* what I am doing, chances increase immeasurably that I may see them sooner..so……

Century-Old Danish Coffeecake

Do you remember visiting grandma’s house when you were little, and she always seemed to have something she’d made–maple walnut rolls, sour cream cookies, or apple cinnamon pie–fresh out of the oven? When you think of favorite childhood foods, are you tempted to think there was something grandma made that only she could make? In…

Yowza Healthy!

Do you like egg salad? My version may be a little different than yours, but I can guarantee, this one is packed with flavor (and it is yowza healthy). Except for the Feta, everything you see in the photo up there typically comes from our garden. (The eggs came from a friend on this particular…

Dorothy’s Cottage Pudding

DOROTHY’S COTTAGE PUDDING As I approach Mother’s Day, it’s a very mixed bag. First and foremost, I am grateful that my mother is still with us; she is doing remarkably well at age 87. I am thankful, each and every day. As a mom, I am saddened that my children are grown, but they are…

Garden Fresh Pesto

See that picture up there, the salad and pasta? This is my very favorite type of dinner. It can’t get much healthier than this–for several reasons–but mealtime preparation (after it’s made initially) is quick and very easy. In my new series GOOD EATS, I present Recipe #2: home made pesto. I give you this one…

Lucy’s Shortcake–1933

What better way to combine many of my loves into one than write about our family recipes using farm fresh food that I have grown? I’ve been chewing on the idea for quite a while and I’d rather not stew any longer. Please join in and let me know what you think of my debut…