Category Archives: Recipes


A collective of recipes gathered from family, friends, classes, and research…
Many of these recipes I am testing for the first time and will be noting any “ahha” moments or “fails” in the process…
I will also note what specifically I used that was listed as organic or non-GMO/GE.
Some recipes are original, giving reference to its creator or where I discovered it. Some recipes are my own modified creations…
Recipes will be categorized according to season or ingredient…
I welcome suggestions and versions of your own!

From my kitchen to your tummies… happy eating!!!


Graham Bars

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Graham Bars When I was a kid sweets were not a frequent part of our household unless it was the holidays or a birthday. I spent a majority of my after school afternoons at my grandmother’s house waiting for my … Continue reading


Pickled Jalapeno Escabeche

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Pickled Jalapeno Escabeche During my childhood days I had a couple people in my world that provided an exposure to foods beyond the typical everyday fare. My late grandfather was one of those people. He loved liverwurst, salsa, headcheese, salty … Continue reading


Homemade Scones

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Homemade Scones It’s neither a muffin nor a biscuit. Homemade scones are an easy grab and go add for your breakfast or snack on the run. I first tried a scone from one of my office cafeterias several years back. … Continue reading


Zucchini Pancakes

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Zucchini Pancakes In a big family the first child is kind of like the first pancake. If it’s not perfect, that’s okay, there are a lot more coming along. – Antonin Scalia Pancakes were a special treat for me as … Continue reading


Meyer Lemon Coffee Cake

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Meyer Lemon Coffee Cake When life hands you lemons, you make Meyer Lemon Coffee Cake! When I think of meyer lemons I think of my great grandparents and the modest meyer lemon tree in their backyard. My nona would pluck … Continue reading