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Creole Zucchini Crisps

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Strudel’s focaccia last week looked so mouth-wateringly good, I couldn’t stop thinking about making something else with zucchini this week.  I made this zucchini goat cheese tart several years ago and these fries and although both of these recipes were … Continue reading

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Crispy-Edged Focaccia with Tomatoes & Zucchini

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Yesterday, as I gloriously splashed around in Lake Sammamish on a perfect PNW summer Saturday, I commented to my (socially distant) friend Stephanie that this was the type of weekend we spend the rest of the year waiting for. It … Continue reading

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S’more Brownies

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I posted a recipe for s’more brownies 9 years ago. Why post again? Same ingredients only…Different! Interesting how you can use all the same ingredients but create a sweet treat with a different bite, different texture yet the same decadent … Continue reading

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Chocolate Sour Cream Donut Cake

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I’m not a big fan of donuts.  There are other things I’d rather eat if I’m going to eat something sweet for breakfast.  One of my favorite splurges is a cheese danish from Das Meyer Pastry Chalet.  Full of slightly … Continue reading

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Almond Butter Banana Bread Muffins with Granola Topping

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Back in the before times – in the days where we left our homes and dared to be in breathing range of other people – Brandon and I met up with our friends in Sedona, AZ for a weekend of … Continue reading

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Blackberry Ricotta Scones with Lemon Glaze

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Berries have started showing up in the grocery store, which I’m thankful for, because I wouldn’t be able to mark the season otherwise. With just a few days as an exception, Seattle is as rainy and wet as the stereotype … Continue reading

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Buckwheat Brown Sugar Scones

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  I have been in a scone kinda mood!  I love the crunch of the sugar on top.  The firm outside, the tender, flaky inside!  Luckily this month’s theme bodes well for my scone addiction.  We are baking up breakfast … Continue reading

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Rosemary Sea Salt Sourdough Crackers

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I’ve come up with a new marker of an excellent friend: one who saves you from sourdough starter fails, one who can help you feel like a sourdough winner and not a sourdough loser. Also, someone who helps you out … Continue reading

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Blueberry Sourdough Crunch Muffins

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  I have a confession to make: I had a rough time with my sourdough starter. I know the rest of the world is gleefully growing yeast, such was not my experience. I had a great go of it for … Continue reading

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Sourdough Pita Bread

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Wow – it’s May!  Is it just me or is this both the fastest and slowest 8 weeks of your life?  In this time of quarantine baking, it seems sourdough baking has made a resurgence in social media.  I’ve had … Continue reading

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