Author Archives: Marilyn

Homemade Hummus (STILL!) Hits the Spot

 I will go on record and say that I adore hummus. I love it as a dip, and I love it as a spread for sandwiches. I even love all the individual ingredients in hummus and often add extra garbanzo … Continue reading

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My Crazy Condiment

Click here to view recipe. It shouldn’t surprise you to learn that I dream about food. One of my favorite parts of this obsession is devising and revising recipes to suit my taste buds.  I love hot sauce, sriracha, mustards … Continue reading

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Baby Bok Choy My Way

Click here to view recipe. When I am home in Seattle, I make a trip across town to the Ballard Market every Sunday. This farmers market runs year-round and is a great place to see produce, dogs, and people of … Continue reading

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Curried Sweet Potato & Spinach Stew

Click here to view recipe. My son “Jakey Boy” and I share the same palette, more or less.  We save the same recipes and are attracted to easy but fresh concoctions, making the same substitutions or changes without knowing that … Continue reading

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Easy Cheese Fondue

Click here to view recipe. My youngest son, Jakey Boy, had a birthday in February, so I bought him an electric fondue pot and invited his family for dinner.  The fondue was meant to be our appetizer, but it should … Continue reading

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Amish Bread

Click here to view recipe. I love baking bread, particularly in the cold winter months.  During February this year, I wanted to make an easy loaf of bread and was happy that I remembered a recipe I clipped from the … Continue reading

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It’s Matzo Ball Meat Stew Time Again!

I first published this recipe in April of 2012. That’s almost TWELVE YEARS AGO, people! I can’t believe it. I cooked this recently for my daughter’s family, and I could not believe how much her boys (and girl) ate. Thank … Continue reading

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Orange & Maple Glazed Nuts

You know me. You know I love to travel. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that I always bring my own snacks. One of my favorites is glazed nuts.  They travel well, even when it’s hot outside. The only … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Risotto – Take Two

I’m posting this one again. It’s been three years since the original post! This is such a delicious meal for these cold, blustery days. I hope you enjoy! ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~~*~*~*~*~* Click here to view recipe. Years ago, so many many years … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Apricot Scones

Click here to view recipe. Something happened to the Apricot Scone recipe I posted here a while back.  No matter where I searched, it did not show up. Poof! Ah, technology … Sooooooo, I hunted through my “regular” recipe files … Continue reading

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