Category Archives: Recipes

In the kitchen I have a purpose {Everything Chocolate}

Its been a few years since I made my Christmas truffles. This year, thanks to Jamie Oliver, I’ve made them with a new twist! Here’s the play by play, enjoy! 72% Chocolate Unsweet chips Chocolate Bash aka Bashed Chocolate Warmed … Continue reading

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Domestic Disposition

So with all the hustle and bustle of being self employed, running a business, volunteering within my community, board meetings, holiday party planning, friends, cousin’s engagement party and planning, family, etc… Sometimes I just need a break; so last night … Continue reading

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Duvall Farmers Market – Salsa Competition

It was a fierce competition at yesterday’s Duvall Farmers Market. We were joined by our special judging panel; Local Artist Dan Cautrell, CPA Houston Barclay and the Salsa Expert from Ixtapa’s. But I persevered and met my goal; leaving with … Continue reading

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Black Bean Salsa Recipe

Black Bean Salsa Chips 1 15 oz. can Black Beans, rinsed and drained 2 Tbsp. lime juice  (fresh squeezed is best!) 1/3 C. fresh minced cilantro  (this is by the parsley) ½ C. diced onions ¼ lb. fresh Roma tomatoes  … Continue reading

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Cabbage Patch Stew

Great fall harvest recipe, or even in the middle of winter. Very hearty and great with biscuits. This is one of my favorties! CABBAGE PATCH STEW   1 lb. ground beef 1 sm. onion, thinly sliced 1 1/2 c. coarsely chopped cabbage 1 … Continue reading

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Classic Washington summer…with a side of rain

Since its cold and rainy in Duvall today I thought this recipe would be approprate. This is my revised version of Emeril Lagasse’s New England Clam Chowder. 4 cups ground butter clams 4 slices of bacon, cut into ½ inch pieces … Continue reading

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Better than a Brownie!

Nordy Bars 1/2 cup butter 1 (11oz.) pkg butterscotch chips 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs 1 1/2 cup flour 1/2 tsp salt 2 tsp baking powder 2 tsp vanilla 1 (12oz) pkg chocolate chips 2 cups mini marshmallows … Continue reading

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