Pumpkin Pie from scratch

Fresh Pumpkin Pie

Having a food based holiday happening so close to a candy based holiday alway seemed like serendipity to me. After all, haven’t we all wondered what to do with those lovely pumpkins post Halloween? This year we ended up with a few spares after the carving party.   The best ones are the pie pumpkins…

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Creamed Baby Red Onions

Organic Creamed Red Onions-GlutenFree

Thanksgiving to me is like a very long chorus of TRADITION from Fiddler on the Roof. Each person’s beliefs about the foods needs to be considered. Each person must feel welcomed. Our little family’s  is an mish-mash of traditions from Ireland, German, Dutch, Native American, tossed gently with years in the food industry for seasonings….

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Easy Dark Chocolate Truffles

Sometimes I crave chocolate. Dark soft Chocolate with just a bit of sweetness, vanilla scented, made simply from great ingredients. . 250 Grams of Dark Chocolate (I used Trader Joes 72% Belgium dark)- cut into squares 150 grams organic heavy cream 40 grams organic unsalted butter 3 grams vanilla extract 200 g powdered sugar (optional)…

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Snowfall half and half

This is a recipe created by my daughter on a lovely snowy Monday.We weren’t able to get out of our home today to get the girls to school, so what to do?Yup, snow day!We played, read and finally cooked.And Fiona created this recipe, (all spelling mistakes are hers) 4 cups snow (make sure that it…

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What to do on a flood day? Make Pudding!

Bellingham has been in the news lately. Not necessarily as a wonderful green city that is thriving in this economy but as a community under water. Check out this video to see how Sudden Valley has been this week. While we are dealing with so much water, I have neglected this blog. Luckily our home…

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