Aug. 22, 2010 4:57 pm
Updated: Aug. 29, 2010 6:32 pm
To Patty Cakes and Magnolia Blossom AND everyone else....
My Culinary Grade Lavender arrived yesterday in the mail and I finally got to make those Lemon Lavender Cupcakes I last blogged about. Was the wait worth it? Absolutely! I ate about 1/4 of the batter and then 3 of the baked cupcakes.…
Lemon Lavender Cupcake
Aug. 10, 2010 8:47 pm
Updated: Aug. 29, 2010 6:59 pm
O.k. I'm addicted to cupcakes! There. I've said it. It all started out so innocently. But now, all I want to do is bake cupcakes and eat cupcakes. And, to top it off, I must watch every single episode of "Cupcake Wars" for an extra fix!
Here's how it all got started: A Facebook…
Jul. 20, 2010 6:24 pm
Updated: Jul. 21, 2010 8:01 am
During hot weather it seems like salads are an easier, cooler option for dinner. And lately I've been making Pasta Salads. My latest creation was inspired by my love of Bacon, Lettuce and Tomatoe sandwiches. (We also eat lots of sandwiches during the summer
months. I love a good and…
Jul. 8, 2010 4:15 pm
Updated: Jul. 8, 2010 9:58 pm
Holy Cow! Now that the weather's warmed up, my blueberries on coming on faster than I can pick them. This morning we had blueberry pancakes for breakfast. I made blueberry smoothies to have with our lunch and just finished making the Creamy Blueberry Pie
Mitch from Idaho recommended. Plus, I…
Jul. 7, 2010 2:46 pm
Updated: Jul. 7, 2010 6:19 pm
They'll be no cooking at this house tonight! Nope, nuh-uh, no way! So what's for dinner? My favorite sandwich in the whole wide world. Cheddar Apple. So easy, so good and yes, I think it's even heathly too!
Recipe: Your favorite bread, regular yellow mustard, mayo, sliced cruncy apple...I…
Jul. 6, 2010 2:16 pm
Updated: Jul. 7, 2010 5:10 am
Even with the cool wet weather we've had in the Willamette Valley, Oregon, my blueberries are coming on at a very rapid rate. Today, I picked about 6 cups. Of the 8 Blueberry plants in my garden, (all different varities) 4 are heavy laden. I will be picking
for a week or so straight to get…
Jul. 5, 2010 7:32 pm
Updated: Jul. 6, 2010 3:16 pm
The fourth of July was so wonderfully American at our house. We had bar-b-qued hamburgers, sat around a fire making "Smores," and shot off overpriced (with the occasionl DUD) fireworks! As I recall yesterday with my family and Grand-gals, I think how magical
the day was. And, how…
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