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Figs with Gorgonzola and Prosciutto

I found some beautiful figs at the store and decided to do something different with them for company. I love gorgonzola cheese with something sweet so I decided to make a tasty little appetizer. Some fig facts: Figs don’t have … 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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Charcuterie Board – An Easy Party Appetizer

A delicious meat, cheese and fruit board, the charcuterie (pronounced shar-cood-er-ay /shär-ˌkü-tə-ˈrē) is a literally a branch of cooking that focuses on ways to cure and preserve meat.  It’s also become a common name for that tray of treats that … 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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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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Banana “Ice Cream”

You craving something sweet and cold?  How about some totally vegan, totally fat free, totally delicious banana ice cream? Do I have your attention?

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Homemade Applesauce

Easy and delicious – full of whole fruit goodness…

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Mini Parfaits

Small bites are popular these days and for one who is always trying to diet, small desserts are great. I get a bite and then I move on (most of the time). Here are some small bite desserts that taste great, are easy to make and everyone will love! Continue reading

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White Chocolate Covered Strawberries

How about a little Easter treat that’s pretty and tastes good?

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Frozen Strawberry Pops

Nothing says summer like frozen treats out on the deck.  Strawberry season is still going strong around my house – those ever-bearing varieties just keep offering those ruby gems.  So what is better this time of year than to create a … Continue reading

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