Monthly Archives: July 2012

Zucchini Snack Cake with Lemon Icing

Zucchini bread is so 2010. 1 stick of salted butter, softened 3/4 C. brown sugar, packed 1/2 C. sugar 2 T. canola oil 1 t. vanilla 2 eggs 2 C. flour 2 t. baking soda 2 T. milk 1 t. … Continue reading

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Sauteed Zucchini with Bacon and Onions

This is a quick recipe for your summer table.  It’s just as tasty hot or cold which makes it great for a pot luck or barbecue. 2 t. olive oil 2 strips of bacon 4 small zucchini, about 8 inches … Continue reading

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Mini Cherry Streusel Pies

When you read about the care and effort that goes in to growing and harvesting Rainier cherries you will gladly pay $4-5 dollars per pound for these little gems.  Rainiers are the sweetest, most delicious cherries out there.  Originally developed … Continue reading

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Corn on the Cob with Mint Oil

You’ll never go back to plain butter on your corn after you try this! Makes 1/2 cup of mint oil, enough for about 6 ears of corn. 6 ears of corn, stripped and cleaned water for boiling 3-4 T. fresh … Continue reading

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Originally posted on swellkid:
The window of time for picking raspberries in our backyard is so small.  Whenever I pick them I feel like I have to do something special with them.  These four mini pies were made from one…

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Basil Vichyssoise

So I was talking on the phone with my Grandma yesterday and I told her I was making Vichyssoise.  Her response was, “Isn’t that cold potato soup?” Yes.  It is.  I promise it tastes delicious.  This is a refreshing, savory … Continue reading

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Butter Roasted Cod with Lemon Relish

I adapted this dish from an old Everyday Food magazine I found while cleaning my house.  The cover photo featured this unusual lemon relish, and I had to try it.  The relish is sweet, sour, and nutty.  A perfect pairing … Continue reading

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Oven Fried Chicken

I recently spent several days with my mom cooking some of our favorite dishes.  This is one that she has been making for years, and one of my all-time-favorite meals.  In fact, this is the one thing I always request … Continue reading

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Portland Farmer’s Market

I am excited to announce that I will be a contributing blogger for Portland Farmer’s Market!  I am hoping to contribute once a week or so during the market season.  Here is a link to my first article and recipe about … Continue reading

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The Only Crab Cake Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Growing up in the Pacific Northwest and having an uncle who is like the Paul Hogan of the Oregon Coast, I have been lucky enough to eat fresh Dungeness crab since I was a young girl.  When I say fresh, I mean … Continue reading

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