Category Archives: Crumbs, Napkins & Notes

Lemon-Sage Shortbread Cookies

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. Back in October, somewhere on this World Wide Web I stumbled upon a link to The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap and thought what a great idea it was.  I wasn’t the only one … Continue reading

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Orange Wednesday: A Foodie’s Black Friday

Respect The Bird Who has time to think about holiday gift shopping when the best shopping day of all is here?  What I like to call Orange Wednesday.  Orange Wednesday is a foodie’s Black Friday.  I have my list, I … Continue reading

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Recipe Organization

For years I’ve been fascinated with cookbooks.  While I’ve moved to a Kindle for my everyday book reading , I prefer to have hard copy cookbooks and have been collecting them for years.  I love leafing through them as though … Continue reading

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My Take on Apricot Mazurka Bars

Buttery Oats & Brown Sugar Fruity Goodness at its Best! Earlier this year I visited my sister and her husband at their home in Eastern Washington and upon my departure they loaded my car up with some delicious bounty from … Continue reading

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It’s a Bacon Kind of Day

So I noticed that both the t-shirt and the sweatshirt I pulled on haphazardly this morning were bacon themed.  Ironic since I made bacon for breakfast.  My black t-shirt states “Waffle Bacon” – a gift from a friend who was traveling in Montreal … Continue reading

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Travel Report: New York & Food Network Studios

Guest Recipe:  Dark Chocolate Espresso Kissed Brownies with Chocolate Mascarpone Frosting Can you imagine:  fifty-four hours of non-stop talking about food, eating food, shopping for food items, and touring Food Network studios while your friend is taping a segment for … Continue reading

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Roasted Butternut Squash with Goat Cheese, Pine Nuts & Fried Sage Leaves

An Autumn Savory Side Dish. I just got back from an eight-day work trip.  When I left Seattle it was Summer and when I returned it was Fall.  Leaves on a few trees are beginning to change color and nights are … Continue reading

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