Best Sandwich Bread Recipe

Cynthia one of my dear friends uplifts me and makes be better each time we get together. As I always wish it was more often, I’m thankful to learn from her and spend quality time together. She is also fellow gardener, amazing baker & cook. We both have the same passion and excitement about creating…

Let’s Make Bread

One of my girlfriends was admiring all the homemade bread I make. She asked me “next time you are making bread can I come over and watch?” I felt excitement in knowing she wanted to learn and create healthier bread for herself and her family. Of course I looped the other girls in and ask if…

Aha birthday moments!

I’m in such awe with all the love over these last few weeks. My birthday celebrations started really a week prior to the actual date. I’m not one that likes to be the center of attention. However I must say….my family & friends made me feel so special and my heart is dancing with joy….

Summertime goodness

Summertime in the northwest has been breathtaking. Sunshine, dusk not setting until after 9 and the sound of our birds chirping very early…I love the scent of grills going and finding a new joy daily when I visit our produce garden. Dinner revolves around what we have an abundance of and that is ripe, ready…

Crafting & Culinary Event with my wonderful girlfriends

This healthy dose of laughter, sharing, creating and spending time with such a lovely group of ladies was pure joy. We started the afternoon with my most favorite drink ever. Moscow Mules. Refreshing, full of ginger flavor and was such a nice pairing with the appetizers. Chicken Curry Salad on homemade baguette, Cherry chutney Brie…

A fall favorite; Butternut Squash Lasagna

This is in the top of fall favorites for anyone who tries it. Butternut Squash Lasagna was a dish I had many, many years ago at restaurant in Seattle that our friend was the chef; Machavelli. He went on and opened his own restaurant, Mariani’s. All credit for this goes to him. We are more…