Author Archives: Marilyn

Glazed Pumpkin Bread

Click here to view recipe. It is big time fall leaning toward winter in Seattle, and it’s been very windy, rainy and damp.  This is the time of year when I get into my baking mode.  This year, on the … Continue reading

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Copycat Molasses Bread

Click here to view recipe. There is a backstory to this recipe, which is that for YEARS and YEARS and YEARS, if anyone we knew traveled to the Oregon Coast, we begged them to bring back ten loaves of Molasses … Continue reading

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Souper Sunday Sweet Potato & Black Bean Soup

Click here to view recipe. Everyone seems to have gotten on board with “meatless Mondays.”  Personally, I like my Souper Sundays just as much.  After a weekend at home or out and about, soup is always something we love as … Continue reading

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Autumn Apple Arugula Salad

Click here to view recipe. AHHHHH.  This recipe is always a hit around my house!  I have been making this salad for a long, long time but forgot about it until this fall.  I’ve had my fill of Caesar salads … Continue reading

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Almond Slices

Click here to view recipe. The roots of this recipe are circuitous, which most recipes actually are – at least the ones I adore.  Let’s begin at the beginning.  True story: while hiking with me in Mexico, my sister Susan … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Yellow Split Pea, Barley and Vegetable Soup

I first posted this recipe back in November of 2012 – where has the time gone?! I wanted to share it again because it’ll be simmering away in my kitchen on September 29 when the family descends on my home … Continue reading

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Eclipse Bittersweet Hot Fudge Sauce

Click here to view recipe. OK you fellow chocoholics, listen up.  If you are like me and answer YES to the following three statements, then this one is for you! I love chocolate I always choose the darkest chocolate I … Continue reading

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One Pot Summer Halibut

Click here to view recipe. August is my favorite month in Seattle foodwise: warm, sunny weather produces tons of cherry tomatoes, both red and yellow, along with an explosion of fresh herbs and peppers that I grow on my deck. … Continue reading

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Hearty Chicken Sausage Rotini

Click here to view recipe. In early June, I had a “batch cooking” day with my daughter.  We always love cooking together and on that day, we were especially productive. In a mere 3 ½ hours, we prepared enough for … Continue reading

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Triple Lemon Coocakes

Click here to view recipe. I am a lover of most things lemon, or most things citrus for that matter.  I mean, what vegetable isn’t improved with a squeeze of lemon?  And pastas?  Salads? Soups?  Fruity things?    So when … Continue reading

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