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Marble Pound Cake

Homemade Marble Pound Cake

Homemade marble pound cake is a great, dense, made-from-scratch cake that’ll take care of both your chocolate and vanilla cravings all at once.  This is a great base for an ice cream sundae, to be cubed up into a trifle, or just served with some chocolate on top. This post first appeared over on Chocolate, …

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Homemade Cream of Chanterelle

Cream of Chanterelle Soup

There is just something about fresh chanterelles that I can’t get enough of. These little beauties are in season right now, so go to your local market and get them while they are around! They are great in so many dishes. I got some a while back that didn’t go into anything immediately, so I …

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Browned Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars - its a mouthful, but in such a great way!

Chewy Chocolate Oatmeal Bars

These chewy cookie bars are SO easy to toss together, and I totally found my new favorite quick dessert for a crowd, get-together, pot luck, or last-minute school function.  Chewy Chocolate Oatmeal Bars I have to just get it out there right away. All credit for these goes directly to Buns in My Oven and …

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Almond Delights

Almond Delights Cookie Bar

These almond delights were sweet with a firm but tender crumb. They seriously surprised me how GREAT they are. My dear friend Dorene made these and brought them over for band practice and I knew I had to get the recipe and share with you all!  Almond Delights Cookie Bar I’m SO excited to share …

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Garlic Steamed Clams

Garlic Steamed Clams are one of my very favorite ways to eat these sweet little sea treats. Want to know something really really weird? I’ve lived in the Pacific Northwest for 9 years now (minus the two that we spent in Michigan), and have never gone and dug clams. We live in one of the …

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Milk Rolls #homemade #recipe #best

Homemade Milk Rolls

Homemade Milk Rolls are my very favorite kind of rolls to make. These are soft and rich and pillowy, but can stand up to your favorite sandwich or slide fillings too. Homemade Milk Rolls Christmas isn’t Christmas without homemade bread, and this is my go-to special-occasion bread recipe that people just LOVE.  We always have …

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Simple Herbed Stuffing

Homemade Holiday Dressing

Homemade Holiday Dressing is a family tradition here at my house, and it is so easy I couldn’t NOT share the recipe with you. Homemade Holiday Dressing I’m so glad I’m able to share this with you just in time for Christmas! You don’t HAVE to have a turkey just to have dressing. Dressing is …

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Vanilla Bean Yellow Cake

Vanilla Bean Yellow Cake is a made-from-scratch cake that is super easy to make, and sure to impress. It is FULL of vanilla flavor, and worth the time to make it homemade! Vanilla Bean Yellow Cake I can’t believe that it has taken me THIS LONG to post about this cake. I made this cake …

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Blackberry Crisp

Blackberry Crisp

 Blackberry Crisp is one of those desserts that just screams “WASHINGTON” to me. It is so delicious, and super easy to make too. You can use any kind of berries for this that you happen to have on hand. Blackberry Crisp  It is August in the Pacific Northwest, and that means it is blackberry season. …

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Seasoned Grilled Asparagus

Perfect Grilled Asparagus

This Perfect Grilled Asparagus is my favorite, ever, and once you try it I think it’ll be yours too! This uses fresh asparagus, a simple seasoning, butter patties, and a hot grill to take the natural flavor of the asparagus and amplify it. Grilled Asparagus Did you guys know that my husband can cook his …

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