Category Archives: Fruits and Vegetables

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies – Gluten Free

What could be better in this cool fall weather than some warm pumpkin cookies and milk?  These are gluten free, but you can use regular baking flour as well. Click here for directions to cooking the pumpkin (fresh is always … Continue reading

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Pumpkin – An Easy Way to Cook

Pumpkin!  I’m seeing them popping up in the grocery stores already – but that’s OK with me!  We love to eat them – especially the sugar (or pie) pumpkins!  You can to use them in pies or other recipes or … Continue reading

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Cream of Chanterelle Soup

I love chanterelles – my favorite wild mushroom  – and this is my favorite thing to make with them!  Cream of Chanterelle Soup! And here’s how you do it…

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Homemade Salted Carmel & Apples

  Apples are about to come into full season here in Oregon.  I love salted caramel and I love it with apples.  Here is an easy way to make your own sweet dipping sauce!

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Lemon Baked Asparagus

Asparagus…. Our market had asparagus the other day – and love those beautiful, green spears.  There are so many things you can do – Soup, sauce, stir fry – or just beautifully roasted. It’s pretty simple to do.

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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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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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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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Baby Artichokes au Gratin

I went to the farmer’s market looking for something fresh but different to have with dinner.  There was lettuce and berries and loads of herbs – some tomatoes starting to come on and lots of root veggies – then I … Continue reading

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