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Yeasted Corn Bread

By On September 9, 2016

Corn is still going strong and the weather is finally cooling down a bit to make baking in the kitchen fun again. This yeasted corn bread takes advantage of all the pre-fall… Read More

These are fabulous rolled up with cinnamon sugar or topped with local berries and a sprinkle of powdered sugar!
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Swedish Pancakes

By On June 17, 2016

GIVEAWAY ALERT! See the bottom of this post to see what you can win! (hint: it has to do with pancakes…) I love Swedish Pancakes! When I was little my mom would… Read More

Quick Pickled Green Onions and an easy weeknight dinner for super busy days

Farmer’s Market Dinner for a Busy Week

By On May 25, 2016

Hi Slice of Lifers, Darlene here, resident blogger for the Slice of Life Team! I’ve been going through a move and sometimes there is absolutely no time for making dinner, and barely… Read More


Kale Crostini

By On March 17, 2016

St. Patrick’s Day is here again! You might be thinking about trying your hand at some soda bread or maybe whipping up some irish butter spread… mmmm. Either way, we like to… Read More

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Crab and Avocado Focaccia Panini

By On January 27, 2016

Since crab is in season on the Oregon coast, I wanted to repost this tasty crab and avocado panini recipe.  Also try making the Focaccia bread and the Mayonnaise recipes.… Read More


Satsuma Marmalade and Citrus Season

By On January 22, 2016

It’s a cold, rainy gray day. The holidays are over, all the baking of Christmas cookies, the special breads and rich desserts with their exotic warm spices of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and cardamom is… Read More

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In Season Now: Tomatoes

By On August 19, 2015

Tomatoes are everywhere, and they’re at their peak right now. Winter tomatoes are a mealy, tasteless imitation in comparison to the luscious, bright and sweet jewels at the market now and in… Read More

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Summer Mayo Mix-ins

By On July 18, 2015

During the summer it can be so warm and nice outside that we don’t really want to be in the kitchen too much. Dinner often becomes a BTL with fancy bacon, homemade… Read More

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Spices 101: Nutmeg

By On December 15, 2014

Nutmeg is one of those elusive flavors that is so important in many dishes but a little hard to pinpoint. I always put a tiny pinch in my Bechamel sauce, it is… Read More

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Spices 101: Cardamom

By On November 6, 2014

  It’s November and the colder weather brings on the desire for warm spicy flavors! We love to bake breads and sweet pastry with cardamom. I am often asked to describe the flavor… Read More