Author Archives: Marilyn

Easy Peasy Mac & Cheesy

Click here to view recipe. I heard on the street that mac and cheese can be made in the pressure cooker or instapot.  That sounded a little counter-intuitive to me, and I’m a skeptic to boot. BUT I was being … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Soup

Click here to view recipe. I’m in Antigua, Guatemala as I write this post.  We are renting a small apartment in the center of town, and my kitchen here is very small and barely useable.  For example, the smallish electric … Continue reading

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Morning Glory Muffins

Click here to view recipe. The other day I was looking at the Washington Post food section, and lo and behold – Ellie Krieger’s recipe for Morning Glory Muffins popped out at me.  Back in the day…way back in the … Continue reading

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Quick Curry Lentil Soup

Click here to view recipe. Following my trip to Antigua, Guatemala, I searched out a recipe for “curried red lentil soup.” During my visit, I had a real “yen” for soup and our rental apartment stove is so off balance … Continue reading

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Upscale Orzo Salad

Click here to view recipe. I would have to say that generally, I am not a pasta salad lover.  At all! I do like my Tangy Noodle Salad, although for over 15 years I made that salad in huge huge … Continue reading

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Grilled Bruschetta

Nothing pleases me more than eating peak season produce in the summer AND not spending hours making a meal.  I am not really sure where or when I got this yen for bruschetta … There was a new restaurant in … Continue reading

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A Midsummer Apricot Dream

Click here to view recipe. When summer gives you apricots, make apricot crisp!! Stone fruit speaks to my tastes buds – I love apricots, peaches, nectarines and plums second only to raspberries and blueberries in the summer.  This July was … Continue reading

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Raspberry Dimple Cake

Click here to view recipe. Raspberries are, hands down, my favorite fruit.  My love of raspberries began when I was a young girl in Iowa and I have never ever swayed from placing this fruit #1 on my list. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Napa Cabbage Salad Three Ways

Click here to view recipe. This summer, I have made salad nearly every single day.  I am growing loose-leaf lettuces up on our rooftop and it produces way more than two people can eat, even when those two people love … Continue reading

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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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