Author Archives: HelenFern

Lemon Garlic Pasta and Swordfish

I found some swordfish at the market and I love fish.  Here is a quick and easy dish you can make any night that includes this delicious fish and pasta.  Just add a side salad, maybe some garlic toast, and … Continue reading

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Triple Strawberry Pancakes

We still have some of those beautiful strawberries around the Northwest – sweet and juicy! You ready for a sweet treat that has lots of luscious strawberries?  Well here it is-   

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Wild Morel Mushroom Omelet

When I was at the farmer’s market the booth with the wild mushrooms had morels!  This late in the year?  Well I grabbed some and came home and made this amazing omelet for breakfast~ If you can’t find any fresh … Continue reading

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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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