Author Archives: Marilyn

Banana Chocolate Scones

Click here to view recipe. This morning, I noticed a few bananas on the counter that were overly ripe.  A smoothie seemed too cold for December, I was over banana bread and banana pancakes and banana cake…so I did a … Continue reading

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Toasted Israeli Couscous with Spicy Eggplant

Click here to view recipe. I recently found this recipe by Adeena Sussman and decided to try my hand with it since I had a large eggplant sitting in my kitchen – just waiting for a home.  The original recipe … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Apple Scones

Click here to view recipe. Please forgive me for posting another scone recipe.  If you can believe it – this is my EIGHTH scone recipe! I simply couldn’t help it. I do live in the land of apples after all. … Continue reading

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Korean Beef Bowls

Click here to view recipe. To keep my daily cooking anything but routine, I have found myself searching for and trying new recipes a few times a week.  I am so pleased that my weekly investigations led me to this … Continue reading

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Bagel Baking

Click here to view recipe. I like to think I am not of the herd mentality – or perhaps I just want herd immunity.  Those of you who know me realize that is the truth – I don’t like to … Continue reading

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Black Bean & Sweet Potato Salad

Click here to view recipe. And…drum roll…I seem to be making a lot of salads sans lettuce this summer.  When people ask me what I most love to cook, I always say creative salads and soups.  Of course, I love … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Click here to view recipe. Note: this post has been in my queue since February, but I made these cookies last night for a change because I didn’t want more raisin oatmeal or oatmeal chocolate chippers. I don’t usually like … Continue reading

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BEST Pressure Cooker or Instapot Pinto Beans

Click here to view recipe. I love beans, as a side dish and as a main course.  I am not in love with beans out of a can and try my best to start from dried. That said, I do … Continue reading

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Peachy Lemon Pound Cake

Click here to view recipe. Worry not – I’m back to my Corona baking! This week, I chose this recipe for two reasons.  #1: it makes two loaves of dessert or breakfast bread and #2: during our video chat the … Continue reading

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Wild Rice Salad with Apricots and Herbs

Click here to view recipe. Just so you don’t think I am only baking during this pandemic…I am sharing a concoction I have made twice in the last two weeks.  I’m finding that these days, I like to have room … Continue reading

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