Author Archives: Marilyn

Homemade Steak Sauce

Click here to view recipe. I am in and out of town so much, but when I am “home” in Seattle and my older grandkids are around I love to have them sleep over on a Saturday night.  The two … Continue reading

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Ceviche – Antigua, Guatemala

Click here to view recipe. I am a sucker for ceviche. When we had our home in Belize for 18 years, ceviche was top of the menu on every single trip.  Not just once – many times. For me, ceviche … Continue reading

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Easiest Potato Kugel

Click here to view recipe. I had to get over myself to post this recipe!  By now you know that I rarely use anything that is processed in any way – pre-grated, canned, packaged…not usually my style.  BUT my sister … Continue reading

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Mango Chutney

Click here to view recipe. Antigua Guatemala seems to be my new “home away from home.”  For the past six months, we have been spending every other month in a tiny rented apartment near the center of town.  Wayne is … Continue reading

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Favorite Flavors Lentil Veggie Bowl

Click here to view recipe. You’d think over time I would get tired of grain or rice or quinoa bowls.  I mean, how many variations can you have that would pique your interest? In my case, evidently, grain bowls are … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Salad Dressing – Revisited

It’s RHUBARB SEASON! A huge cause for celebration in my house. I’ve posted at least six recipes containing this delicious fruit over the years and just had to re-post this salad dressing recipe (originally posted exactly SIX years ago). It’s … Continue reading

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Best Ever Brussels Sprouts

Click here to view recipe. Most people have a love/ hate relationship with Brussels sprouts.  Personally, I have a “thing” for these tiny cabbage-like morsels. I love them, and I can eat them day after day after day.  A few … Continue reading

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Chocolate Strudel

Click here to view recipe. OK, readers – pay attention. Because this chocolate strudel is one of the best things I bake.  Seriously. I have hemmed and hawed about sharing the recipe with you and finally I decided I am … Continue reading

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Basic Bolognese (Take Two)

This was originally posted in March of 2012! I’m reposting this recipe for Bolognese because it’s one of my tried and true.  Plus I wanted to share a tip: lately, I have been making it with ground lamb!  Often I … Continue reading

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Peanut Chicken

Click here to view recipe. After Thanksgiving, our daughter Rachel invited us for dinner at her very busy, very chaotic home.  In addition to being a wonderful daughter and mother and wife and acupuncturist, she is an excellent cook.  She … Continue reading

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