• Summer Sangria

    by  • September 2, 2014 • 3 Comments

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    Summer’s Wine Cocktail

    It seems we have been cramming in the last days of summer around here. The last few weeks, um more like month, is a blur! We canned goods from the garden every weekend, did a few...

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    Dill Pickles

    by  • August 13, 2014 • 8 Comments

    dill pickles Summer + Canning Dill Pickles! They are tasty on a sandwich, a burger, or straight from the jar. I had no idea how easy they were to make…. Last year a friend gave us some cucs to...

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    Blueberry Crumble

    by  • July 14, 2014 • 4 Comments

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    Summer + Blueberries

    You know when summer is here in the PNW when all the farmers’ markets have their berries out. It all starts with strawberries in early June, then blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. Blueberries are so versatile, they...

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    Simple Barbecue Sauce

    by  • May 29, 2014 • 4 Comments


    Well the better weather is now here for the most part.  It is getting time to roll out the BBQ and fire her up, and get outdoor living into full swing.  Over here in the Pacific North West, we prize our warm...

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    Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

    by  • May 27, 2014 • 6 Comments

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    Bright Red Oregon Strawberries + Rhubarb= Awesome Pie!

    As a true Oregonian girl, I know when strawberry season is here! We have THE BEST, bright red juicy strawberries, on this planet! I’m not exaggerating either. Late May to...

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    Rose Mimosa

    by  • May 10, 2014 • 4 Comments

    Rose Mimosa

    Citrus + Champagne

    If you’re a fan of weekend brunch, then you probably are a fan of the Mimosa cocktail. Or maybe the Bloody Mary? ( That post is coming in the near future!) There’s nothing like Sunday morning...

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