Author Archives: Marilyn

Sesame Cookies

I originally posted this recipe back in October of 2012! They came to mind because I love baking them for the Jewish holidays so my house has been smelling of sesame of late. This time I mixed black and white sesame … Continue reading

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Broccoli Cabbage Salad

Click here to view recipe. If you are Jewish, the fall season brings a lot of holidays and family meals.  Here in Seattle, the large meals usually take place at my daughter’s home since she has a large eating area … Continue reading

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One Bowl Bittersweet Chocolate Bar Cookies

Click here to view recipe. It is summer and I seem to eat fewer baked goods – choosing instead a lot of fresh local fruit.  However, at times a girl has to have her chocolate.  And this girl doesn’t like … Continue reading

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The New Lunch Box

I don’t know a single soul whose life has not changed the past year and a half due to the global pandemic. That is intentionally typed out in light grey letters because my husband and I have chosen not to … Continue reading

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Baked Greek Gigante Beans

Click here to view recipe. Years ago, I can’t recall exactly when, there was a good Greek restaurant called Plaka near my home. The owner of said restaurant was part of a large Greek family who all worked at the … Continue reading

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Stovetop Fish Cakes

Click here to view recipe. I don’t know about you, but I love fresh fish.  Seattle is the right place for me — it is easy to find seasonal fresh fish in the fish markets here.  When I have my … Continue reading

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Fantastic Farro Fruit Bowls

Click here to view recipe. Seattle’s average summer temperatures hardly ever reach 80 degrees, so in June when it was reported that we expected daytime heat to the tune of 95-110 degrees over a three to four day period, I … Continue reading

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Sesame Salmon Pasta Salad (one more time)

I first posted this recipe over three years ago! But with the official start to our summer just a few days away – I thought this would be a great recipe reminder. It’s the perfect cool, colorful and comforting dish … Continue reading

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Berry Cornmeal Pancakes

Click here to view recipe. I have decided that soft, warm pancakes are the perfect food for babies who are trying to feed themselves.  I tried this Smitten Kitchen recipe the other week to use up some nearly over ripe … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Raspberry Cobbler

Click here to view recipe. I go a little crazy when it’s rhubarb season in Seattle!  It’s a limited time when these beautiful, crimson, celery-like shards of deliciousness show up in farmers markets and stores, and during the month or … Continue reading

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