Author Archives: Marilyn

Anytime Vegetarian Stovetop Farro

Click here to view recipe. Call me weird, but I adore whole grains.  Brown rice, barley, quinoa, oats, barley, farro, millet — I love love love these things.  Of course, I attribute my good health and well being a lot … Continue reading

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Famous Mint Brownies

Click here to view recipe. OK, my people, this is one of the most, if not THE most popular type of cookie I make.  Well, perhaps not a “cookie” precisely. Those in the midwest might call it a “bar.” But … Continue reading

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Chocolate Babka!

Click here to view recipe. Oh yes, I wrote that with an exclamation mark!  I should use several !!!s, really.  My brother Kal called me before 7am on a Saturday in January and asked if (A) I was home (obviously) … Continue reading

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Vegetable Cheddar Soup

Click here to view recipe. Have you ever been in a non-cooking mood when it is winter and dark outside?  I have, and this soup not only fits the bill on a cold night, but it is something that comes … Continue reading

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Asher’s Pumpkin Muffins

Click here to view recipe. I’ve been on a baking binge this winter.  It’s unseasonably cold, snowy at times, rainy at others, dark…so to occupy myself indoors I’ve been baking up a storm.  Each week I glance at many different … Continue reading

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Oven Blasted Cauliflower with Lime, Capers and Garlic

Click here to view recipe. As I type this out I wonder if you’re thinking I’ve lost my mind. Perhaps you’re asking yourself, “What? Again?? Why is this lunatic posting yet another cauliflower recipe?  Is it not enough to have … Continue reading

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Perfect Pumpkin Seed Pesto (AKA Pepita Pesto)

Click here to view recipe. I returned to Seattle in the middle of September and immediately signed myself up for a cooking lesson at Book Larder  on how to butcher whole fish.  What really intrigued me about this particular class … Continue reading

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Lime-Infused Bermuda Onions

Click here to view recipe. I’ll admit it – I have been holding out on you. But I figured it was finally time to let you in on the easiest, tastiest, and bestest condiment out there: lime-infused Burmuda onions. I … Continue reading

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Banana Chocolate Waffle “Omelettes”

While my husband was still in Central America, our soon-to-be eight year old grandson and his 5 ½ year old brother spent the night with me in Seattle.  Both had been a bit out of sorts  as they were moving … Continue reading

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Cranberry Delish Relish

Click here to view recipe. Our extended family loves cranberries in most forms.  And Thanksgiving?  We often end up with four or five varieties:  Traditional cooked berries, Tim’s weird (sorry Tim) spiced cranberries, one of my sister’s latest, greatest recently … Continue reading

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