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The Neighbors’ Plums

In Desserts, Gardening On August 2, 2012 1 Comment

My neighbor, who I “chicken sit” for, has a yarden, like me. They dug out their grass and planted food. Unlike most of us in this city neighborhood who have just one lot, they have two lots and only one house. So they also have several fruit trees. (lucky!). This year the small plums are more numerous than ever before!

Rhubarb Crunch

In Desserts On May 3, 2012 0 Comments

RHUBARB CRUNCH Stir together: 6 cups washed and chopped rhubarb juice of one big lemon—about 1/4 cup 2/3 cup white granulated sugar   In separate dish mix: 3/4 cup butter,… Read More »

Rhubarb Coffee Cake—breakfast, brunch, dessert

In Breakfast, Desserts, Snacks On April 23, 2012 0 Comments

I found this recipe on, a local Seattle website company. I altered a few ingredients to suit my tastes. This is another great way to use Rhubarb… Read More »

Rhubarb; vegetable or fruit?

In Desserts, Gardening On April 17, 2012 0 Comments

  Rhubarb is one of my favorite edible plants. It is rich in vitamins, color, flavor, and is quite versatile. Here is what Wikipedia has to say about… Read More »

Old Jam New Cake

In Breakfast, Desserts On April 10, 2012 0 Comments

Cake for breakfast? yes please!

The Barefoot Contessa, the Leftovers Lady, and the Girls Scouts

In Desserts On March 11, 2012 0 Comments

The Savannah Smiles weren’t my favorite and reminded me of a cookie they released several years ago. (Do they just rename them every few years?). So I shared… Read More »

Juicy Citrus Fruit

In Desserts, Snacks On March 2, 2012 0 Comments

A week of respite in Arizona, visiting my step father before my son turns 2 and can no longer fly free and before my husband starts his new… Read More »

FROSTING–chocolate, peanut butter, cream cheese

In Desserts On February 21, 2012 0 Comments

Semi-homemade. A catch phrase from Food Network star; Sandra Lee. I often prepare food in this manner as well. I take some ingredients from a box, and some… Read More »

Do Oats Make a Dessert Healthy?

In Desserts On February 16, 2012 4 Comments

Making bar cookies out of oats is a classic recipe at my house. It’s quick and easy, and somewhat “healthy” for a dessert and uses up things like… Read More »

Carrots about to be tossed in the trash===Cake!

In Desserts On February 14, 2012 0 Comments

I helped clean up after a toddler birthday party last weekend and ended up going home with bags and bags of fruits and veggies that were going to… Read More »