Monthly Archives: August 2017

What’s for Dinner? Sunday Link up #109

Just a few more weeks before school starts back up – and if you’ve been busy this summer, it’s going to get busier! And by the way….  Here is a collection of fabulous recipes!  A collaboration of ideas ~ So … Continue reading

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Grilled Bolete Mushrooms

Wild Mushrooms – I love them.  My husband and I like to go out and gather them ourselves, but some years we just aren’t as successful as we’d like.  That’s when I hit the farmer’s markets! I purchased some gorgeous … Continue reading

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Getting Started With Simple, Healthy and Delicious BBQ Recipes

 This post has been contributed.   All opinions are mine alone  You might not be a master of the grill yet, but after reading through this article you’ll have plenty of information and knowledge that will help you fall in … Continue reading

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Fruit Vinegar – The Flavors of Summer

I love preserving the bounty of the summer here in the Pacific Northwest.  We have so many wonderful berries and stone fruits – fragrant and edible flowers like lavender.  One way is to freeze them, but another way is to … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday Link up # 108

Wow!  Is it August already?  Just a few more weeks before school starts back up – and still some mighty hot days ahead.  How are you cooling down?  Are you ready for summer to come to an end? And by … Continue reading

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Every Great Chef Takes Advantage Of The Following Attitudes

This post has been contributed –  All opinions are mine alone  It’s likely that if you follow this blog, you are interested in cooking, and not only cooking, but cooking well.  If this sounds like you, then you have more … Continue reading

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What Makes Fresh Taste Better?

This post has been contributed –  All opinions are mine alone  If you’ve ever compared a frozen piece of chicken cooked alongside a fresh, free-range piece of chicken, then you’ve undoubtedly tasted the difference in quality.  It’s a combination of … Continue reading

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Summer Eats That Are BBQ Musts

This post has been contributed –  All opinions are mine alone  There’s nothing better than eating outdoors in the open air.  Summer is al fresco.  Enjoying seasonal foods, fine wines and cool, homemade drinks is the spirit of the summer … Continue reading

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No Churn Lavender Ice Cream

While we were out on our road trip, I picked up some culinary lavender.  I’ve been seeing “no churn” ice cream recipes all over the place and decided to give one a try – and here is what I came … Continue reading

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