Jump to Spinach and Green Chile Cheddar Soup Recipe I made this Spinach and Green Chile Cheddar Soup on Monday this week. I think it was Monday, it feels like last year. I’m sure you can relate. I planned to post it by Tuesday, but the news, social media outlets, and multiple group texts haveContinue reading Spinach and Green Chile Cheddar Soup
I made a quick over-and-back trip to Eugene last Sunday upon learning my youngest niece, Nicole was trying on wedding dresses that day. I pretty much invited myself and crashed the party, but I did get permission from the bride-to-be before I left Bend. As you might suspect from the title of this blog, myContinue reading Rainbows, Birds, and Messages from the Sea
Jump to Banana Pecan Mini Bundt Cake Recipe How cute are mini bundt cakes?! These are no exception. Super cute and made with pretty good-for-you ingredients, so the indulgence is even sweeter.
Oat flour is a great alternative to wheat flour in quick-breads, cookies, muffins, pancakes, waffles, and other baked goods that don’t require the structure of gluten to help them rise. Whole grain oat flour is higher in protein and fiber than highly-processed all-purpose/white wheat flour. It also has many other nutritional benefits, such as a lower glycemic load,Continue reading How to Make Oat Flour
I’m going to make this quick so we can all get on with our day. As far as a busy weeknight meal goes, it doesn’t get a lot quicker, more versatile, or satisfying than a mini naan pizza custom made for each family member.
Jump to Double Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe Ella and Hailey turned thirteen last weekend, so I took the opportunity to improve my double chocolate cupcake game. In the past, they’ve been good but not great, and they needed some thought and effort beyond just using my standard chocolate layer cake recipe. I’m happy to report, the slight tweakingContinue reading Double Chocolate Cupcakes
Jump to Cocoa Buttercream Frosting Recipe This recipe isn’t new, it’s in the post for Mom’s Chocolate Cake, but I think it deserves a page of its own. After reviewing several years of posts, I’ve decided to do some updating and refreshing. In the early years, I produced a lot of my favorite recipes, but theContinue reading Cocoa Buttercream Frosting
Jump to Angel Hair Pasta Recipe I love making a sauce. A simple pan sauce or gravy, a long-simmering ragù, a creamy, cheesy white sauce, caramel, or chocolate dessert sauce… It gives me a deep sense of accomplishment. The following quick pasta sauce is no exception, and it’s particularly fun because it involves a lotContinue reading Angel Hair Pasta with Garlic and Veggie Sauce
Hello again. It’s been quite a while between posts this time, and I wasn’t sure I was coming back until today. My website hosting service was up for renewal, though, and I wasn’t about to let it all go. Also, it’s a new decade and a good time to breathe some new life into theContinue reading 2020
Jump to Smoked Salmon Hash Recipe I’m not feeling super chatty today but I do have a cute picture of my girls with giant cacti from our spring break trip. Let’s just say after the drive to Arizona and back home to Oregon I’m enjoying my quiet time.