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Tag: pecans

it’s a cinch: oatmeal coconut pecan squares with chocolate chips

Summer seems to be fading here in the ol’ Northwest. Grey skies, constant rain and cooler temperatures set up shop this morning and things don’t seem to be letting up. I’m not impressed. At least I’ve got some heirloom tomatoes…

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finger foods for a crowd: goat cheese stuffed dates & green bean/asparagus bundles

Last week, my mother-in-law asked if I wouldn’t mind making some appetizers as she was having a garden party to launch her latest book. Although I responded enthusiastically, I was a bit worried since I don’t really have much experience…

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the big bad banana: jacked-up banana bread

You should know by now that I do not like bananas. However, my one banana exception is for banana bread and it’s funny that my most popular recipe is for banana bread. But I think I’ve found a match for…

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it’s a critical beetdown: my hedge house salad

The last few times I’ve been to Portland, OR I always make sure to visit the Hedge House and eat their house salad. It’s amazing and I just can’t seem to shut up about it. I tried in the past…

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pumpkin & pecan pancakes

So I’m giving the deuces to the pumpkin in my freezer. I don’t really know what giving the deuces means, other than that I saw Whitney on this past episode of America’s Next Top Model “give the deuces” and man,…

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bringing autumn back: spicy pumpkin & chocolate chip cake

I’m once again trying to empty out the contents of my freezer. It’s amazing the things you find once you dig deep enough. Just when I thought I was over with blackberries, I found another container full! I’ve also found…

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morning oats: scottish oatmeal

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while now, you’ve certainly been made aware that I love oatmeal. I’ve made steel cut oats for breakfast, two different kinds of baked oatmeal and some gussied-up porridge. What I have never…

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sandwiches. surprised? curried chicken sandwiches

It’s rainy, it’s icy and there is slush galore outside. My shoes got quite a soaking from stepping into too many slushy puddles and I had to change into warm, dry clothes as soon as I got home. It certainly…

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