Breakfast Honey Buns

This morning treat will scratch your itch for cinnamon rolls without any refined sugar. The dough itself is unsweetened, relying on a honey goo in the bottom of the pan to take it from yeasted bread to breakfast dessert. Do you tend to overindulge on sweets in December? This gives you a special treat to…

Slow Cooker Pork with Plum Jam

Remember those summer days when we were rolling in plums? The tree is cold and lonely now, but our shelves are WELL stocked with plum jam. Let’s just say, one can only eat so much toast. We wondered if there was a savory way we could use up some jam. An answer presented itself when we brought home…

Blanched Vegetable Salad with Basil Parsley Vinaigrette

Green beans, new potatoes, fava beans, and basil are all ingredients that delight me when they begin to show up at the market. Living in the midwest, I used to feel that it was finally summer when I saw corn and tomatoes. Here in Washington, it’s the green beans that I wait for. And this…

Creamy lemon mint salad dressing

Baby lettuces from our deck garden. Mint foraged from between the weeds in the front yard. Island blueberries. What a refreshing summer salad! salad greens, washed and dried the juice of 1 lemon (1 tbls.) 1/4 tsp. fine sea salt 1/2 c. half and half about 2 tbls. chopped fresh mint a handful of blueberries  …