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Breakfast Galette with Spinach, Tomatoes, and Goat Cheese

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Spring is here in full force in Seattle. This means, of course, that we’re teased with glorious warm days – the type of day that fills you with hope, inspiration, and love for your fellow humans – interrupted by cloudy … Continue reading

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Coconut Honey Granola

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  This week’s recipe, a slightly sweet, crunchy homemade honey granola, has a two fold purpose… A nice treat for mom at this mother’s day brunch AND a perfect hiking snack. Subtly sweet and super crunchy, this granola is my idea … Continue reading

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Tassajara Bread

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Brandon and I grew up in very different worlds – he in a small town in the Pacific Northwest, me in urban San Francisco – but we are close in age, so had some overlap in experiences. Both of our … Continue reading

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Molasses Oatmeal Bread

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I don’t really eat sandwiches.  I like them (mostly when piled high with bacon and guacamole) but don’t crave them and certainly don’t need another vehicle for bacon or guacamole.  Like Strudel, I rarely buy store-bought bread (except the occasional … Continue reading

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Sandwich Bread

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I’m always working to find ways to combine my love of baking with my desire to be lazy, all the while incorporating my value of eating (mostly) clean. I almost never buy loaves of bread anymore – at the grocery … Continue reading

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Egg Cakes – Two Ways

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    To finish off Egg Month I wanted to make something different, something I had never made before.  A little internet searching and I discovered Chinese Egg Cakes.  I used this recipe to create my own.  The simplicity and … Continue reading

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Eggs!

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Have you ever wanted to eat a cloud? Me neither!  But as I kid I wanted to touch a cloud – so my dad drove me up a mountain side and I captured a cloud in a jar.  To my … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Cheesecake with Mango Compote

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  Like everyone else, I’ve fallen madly in love with my Instant Pot. How could I not? I now have the ability to magically cook dried beans in a flash and don’t have to soak my steel-cut oats overnight. While … Continue reading

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Almond Ricotta Mini Cheesecakes with Lemon Curd

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We were supposed to have a dinner party this weekend – it was Italian-themed with homemade pasta and lots of wine and bread and maybe a vegetable or two tucked in for good measure. There’s some epic-for-Seattle epic weather happening here … Continue reading

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Soft and Chewy Pretzel Rolls

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Back when I lived in New York, one of my favorite breakfasts came from a street cart or bodega with a grill: egg and cheese on a roll (the classic version of this sandwich comes with bacon, but as a … Continue reading

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