Category Archives: Fruits and Vegetables

Curried Cauliflower Steaks

I’m on a cauliflower kick. I love the stuff! Eat it raw with blue cheese dressing, chopped in a salad and now, as a sliced delight! This beautiful cluster of white goodness is low in calories and rich in fiber. … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmesan

I love eggplant. This recipe is well worth the effort. My husband and I ate the whole thing for dinner – it was our main, well, only dish! It was that good.

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Top Ten Recipes of 2017

What a great year we had!  So many visitors and supporters.  To you we say: THANK YOU!   Here are recipes for the top ten most visited posts of 2017 – If you’re looking for something great to cook that’s easy, … Continue reading

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Persimmon & Tangerine Salad

I love the fuji persimmon – the ones with the flat bottom that you eat skin and all. Sadly, their season is short. But there are still a few out there and here is a great way to use them!

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Blueberry Pancakes – A Sunday morning breakfast

I froze so many berries this summer – and I’m glad I did!  We had guests over and I made some delicious blueberry pancakes for breakfast.  And because I knew where I picked them and how I froze them, I … Continue reading

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Ale Braised Swiss Chard with Bacon

Farmer’s Market Fresh- Oregon Ale… Chard and beer – I love living in the Northwest.  This side dish is easy and delicious.

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Cranberry Sauce with Tangerine and Port Wine

There are five states in the US that produces cranberries, two of them being Oregon and Washington.  Although the North West production only accounts for a small amount of the total barrels produced (about 500,000 of the roughly 8,500,000 estimated … Continue reading

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Zucchini – Grilled with Canadian Bacon & Pine Nuts

The last of the summer zucchini are finding their way to my kitchen  – and a gas grill works in any kind of weather!  So throw on some steaks and have a delicious, healthy side dish to go with it!  … Continue reading

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Minted Fresh Fruit Salad – A Taste of Sunshine

It’s fall and winter is starting to blanket itself over us.  But you can invite a little bit of summer into your meal with this delicious and easy fruit salad.  Any fruit works, but I like the tropical blends.  Try … Continue reading

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Patty Pan Squash with Sausage and Pasta

Summer is over, but if you’re lucky enough to still have some patty pan squash, here is a hearty recipe that is simply delicious!

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