Tag Archives: summer

Strawberry – Lavender Lemonade

A hot summer day calls for ice cold lemonade! And with all the plump strawberries everywhere, why not fancy it up? How about the flavors of strawberries and lavender in that lemonade swirling around in your mouth, cooling you down … Continue reading

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Vegan No Churn Strawberry Ice Cream

Ice Cream. What says summer better? And on this summer solstice, I offer to you a delicious, dairy free ice cream made with delicious, fresh summer strawberries! It’s super easy and really refreshing!

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It’s National Corn on the Cob Day!

Corn on the Cob day? Yep. A special day to celebrate that summer treat we all look forward to. Grilled, roasted, or boiled, these golden gems grace our barbecue parties, picnics and dining room tables. So what’s the best way … Continue reading

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Baby Artichokes with Garlic Scapes

I had never heard of using garlic scapes until a few years ago. The scape is the bud that starts to form at the top of garlic. This is removed late in June to encourage the bulb to get bigger.   … Continue reading

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Strawberry and Spinach Farmer’s Market Salad

I love this time of year. The farmer’s market is huge and full of so many fresh treasures! I spent the day with my brother and brought home so many delicious treats. Here is a great salad made from fresh … Continue reading

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Chocolate Covered Frozen Bananas

I remember when I was a kid and dad would take us to Balboa Island. We’d cross on the ferry and drive down the main street. We always stopped at a little window (that’s the way I saw it) and … Continue reading

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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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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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