Tag Archives: summer

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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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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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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Summer Fresh Pasta Salad

Summer just calls out for pasta salad.  My mom made the version with the little ditalini pasta and lots of mayonnaise, eggs, and cheddar cheese!  And I love pasta salads – of any kind, but I was looking for something … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken with Fresh Peach Salsa

Grilled Chicken with Fresh Peach Salsa – pair with a Southwest style Chopped Salad  and you have a perfect summer dinner.

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Beets and Beet Greens – A Perfect Pair in One Dish

Farmer’s Market had some gorgeous beets!  I bought a bunch with golden, red, and chioggia. Brought them home and  cooked them right up! Here’s the recipe….

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No Churn Blueberry Ice Cream – low fat!

I love ice cream, but being on weight watchers I select very carefully.  I love the new trend with no churn ice creams and with blueberries ripe and ready, I thought I’d try a little lighter version.

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Blackberry Barbecue Sauce

I went blackberry picking this weekend – There are so many things to do with these sweet berries -here’s one of our favorites.  It’s great on chicken – delicious on fish – and wait until you taste it on RIBS!! … Continue reading

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