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Soup and bread for a rainy day

By On March 1, 2017

We recently had some terrible ice storms that left us stranded in our home.  It was a perfect day to make a hearty soup to warm and fortify us.  This soup is… Read More

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Yule love this cake

By On December 22, 2016

Yule log cakes are symbolic of the winter nights as well as delicious and super fun to decorate. You can make a yule log cake out of any jelly roll or “swiss… 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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Storm Watching on the Oregon Coast

By On January 21, 2016

One of my favorite things to do on the Oregon coast is storm watching.  Pick a sunny day when the wind is blowing from the east and maybe you’ll see “King Neptune’s Horses”.  This… Read More

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Rosemary Raisin Bread

By On February 3, 2015

This bread tastes like Hawaiian sweet rolls, with little nuggets of sweet raisin and the essence of earthy rosemary. It makes really great ham and cheese sandwiches!   It’s made in that… 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