Author Archives: Marilyn

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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Lemony Red Lentil Soup

Click here to view recipe. In February, I returned to Seattle after spending a month in Guatemala.  36 hours later, I flew to meet my sisters in the Northern Territory of Canada to see the Aurora Borealis, then returned home … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Vegetable Quinoa Bean Stew

Click here to view recipe. This is a filling yet fresh and light soup I made spur of the moment after our eating marathon Thanksgiving weekend.  I mean, after Thanksgiving food, a huge family Friday night meal complete with more … Continue reading

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Rice, Cherry, Squash and Marcona Almond Salad

Click here to view recipe. Ina Garten is my hero.  She’s close to my age which probably means that she actually cooks her food, with or without her cookbooks and cooking show.  When I watch her, it’s like watching myself… … Continue reading

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