Category Archives: Cake

A Bit of A Pickle = Stress Relief Cooking and Making Food to Give Away

Another pie, another pickle of cucumber, beets and hot pickled green beans; a filled puff pastry with kale, ricotta, smoked turkey; apple pie with apples from the farmers market; date cake; turkey chili. My senses are overwhelmed. I’ve worked through … Continue reading

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Closing the Gap = Walking in Fairview Oregon + New Brownie Recipe

Hello to all meeting across the blog-o-sphere!  Virtually closing the gap in social distancing has lead to creative solutions that make me happy to see the results. My friend Alan and I have kept in touch and here’s a simultaneous … Continue reading

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Amsterdam = Food Friends and Art and Architecture

My travels in February took me to a day trip in Amsterdam to see the Rembrandt Exhibit at the Rijksmuseum and a visit to the Bijenkorf Department store’s cafe.
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Keeping It Short & Sweet Friday – A Bakery in Hoorn – The Netherlands

Friday is a good day to share some pics from my travels, which included a short stay in the Netherlands with family. It was a whirlwind trip packed into two and a half days! First stop Hoorn NL. Bakeries are … Continue reading

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Family Recipe Day Part 3 – Learn to make English Trifle, Plus Bonus Recipe: Nana’s Mint Sauce.

This is the third and last Post for the Family Recipe day! How to make English Trifle. (Don’t Trifle With Me.) It’s a marvelously simple recipe.  Continue reading

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