Author Archives: Marilyn

Kefir Coffee Cake

Click here to view recipe. I need another coffee cake recipe like I need a hole in my head. However, if you read my last post,  you have learned by now that my need to bake every day has become … Continue reading

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Huge Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Click here to view recipe. I came home on a “rescue” flight from Guatemala in late May, just as the president was locking down the country.  Truly locking it down – as in no one was allowed to be outside … Continue reading

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Anti-COVID Soup

I’m writing this on March 17 from Antigua Guatemala. My husband and I are down here and were scheduled to return home to Seattle at the end of March.  Seattle, as you know, is like 9/11 Ground Zero with respect … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake – Again!

When my granddaughter speaks, I listen. She – and everyone else in my family if I’m being honest – tells me that my carrot cake is better than any other.  So I figured I’d remind you all about this amazing recipe. … Continue reading

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Not Your Grandma’s Tuna Noodle Casserole

This post was originally published over three years ago! It’s so comforting – such an oldy-AND-a-goody – that I couldn’t resist posting it again. Some days – nothing can beat the food mom used to make. ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~  Click here to … Continue reading

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Apricot Whole Wheat Scones

Click here to view recipe. I know, I know, I have told a lot of people that I am not a pastry person, that I could easily live without doughnuts or cakes or scones or breakfast breads.  This is actually … Continue reading

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Giant Blueberry Frittata

Click here to view recipe. I love making pancakes, although standing at the stove pouring, flipping and then trying to keep everything warm and fresh isn’t much fun.  I spotted this recipe online this summer and tried it the following … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Burritos

Click here to view recipe. I’ve said it before, but cooking is my “art form.”  I love to eat, I have no rules or diets I have ever, ever followed.  I adore the colors, the textures, the creativity of food … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Tahini Bars

Click here to view recipe. I am a huge tahini fan, an even huger dark chocolate fan, and I am always on the hunt for new and easy dessert type bars to make.  This recipe adapted from The Washington Post … Continue reading

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Juana

My husband and I have been traveling to Guatemala every other month for a year. This magical place is so different from what I pictured in my mind or what I read about the country in numerous news publications.  Our … Continue reading

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