Author Archives: Marilyn

Simple Summer Strawberry Shortcake

Click here to view recipe. If you ask me what my very favorite type of summer fruit, there is no contest.  I LOVE BERRIES!! Raspberries take first place followed closely by strawberries, but I only like berries that are fresh … Continue reading

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Lemony Fettucine 2.0

Earlier in the week, I had a lot of fresh asparagus and some previously served salmon along with fresh dill.  I went to the farmers market to buy fresh spinach fettucini, and made my Spring pasta, adding in leftover chunks … Continue reading

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Addictive Crispy Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Click here to view recipe. OK people. In the past, I posted a recipe for salted chocolate chunk cookies that are firm on the edges with a soft interior.  They are the bomb. But these?  These are, as my husband … Continue reading

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Cast Iron Chicken & Orzo

Click here to view recipe. This spring, I have been obsessed with both my pressure cookers (I own two) and my cast iron skillet.  I have come to realize that I truly could live forever with just these pots and … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Custard Dessert Reminder

I really should have titled this “Rhubarb Crack”.  I mean seriously people – it is addictingly delicious. I can’t believe it’s been THREE YEARS since I posted it. I know I’ve dreamt of it countless times and as soon as I … Continue reading

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Spinach Salad in Seattle

Click here to view recipe. To me, cooking is like fashion.  Things come and go. What is hot and what is not often depends on the season. Heavier stews and hearty soups in winter and light salads or chilled vegetable … Continue reading

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Shrimp & Grapefruit Salad

Click here to view recipe. I love this quick to prepare, fresh tasting and protein-laden salad.  During winter when citrus fruits are fresh and plentiful, this is the kind of salad I often crave. That said, now that winter is, … Continue reading

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Cranberry Orange Nut Bread

Click here to view recipe. Honestly, I thought I posted this fruit bread recipe long ago, but when I searched my own website I was surprised to see that I’ve been holding back.  I’ve been making this cranberry bread since … Continue reading

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Canal House Lentils

Click here to view recipe. Winter and lentils go together in my world, as long as winter is in a cold-ish location because I feel that winter doesn’t count if you are in a tropical place. So since I’m in … Continue reading

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Chickpea Lentil Stew

Click here to view recipe. OK, listen up.  I should call this “garbage soup” because I made it primarily to use my home cooked garbanzo beans that have been sitting in my freezer for a while along with a few … Continue reading

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