Monthly Archives: May 2012

A Few Weeks Away

Lingonberry Lane is going to take a vacation to a far away land leaving the family behind to scramble from carpool to carpool and fend for themselves at mealtime. I’ve told the family they’ll miss me most when dinner time … Continue reading

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Coconut Curry Yam Soup

I’ve been posting warm weather food for a few weeks and them wham!  The rain is back. Last night PDX was closed due to a thunderstorm (we never have thunderstorms) and my husband was diverted to Seattle and landed and … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Blueberry Sauce

Rhubarb is out in the Northwest markets now and I picked some up the other day thinking it’s about time for some rhubarb sauce. We enjoyed rhubarb plants at our first home and I really need to plant some here … Continue reading

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Overnight Oatmeal with Cinnamon and Honey

With the change in seasons I still want to offer my family breakfast with whole grains but sometimes it may be too lovely outside and muggy inside to crank up the stove. So, I found many recipes for refrigerator overnight … Continue reading

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Spinach Artichoke Melt with Multi Grain Bread

Just out of the kitchen on a hot day in May, I must share a new lunch treat I made. Thanks to A Couple Cooks  blog I’ve got a new sandwich in my repertoire. It took about 10 minutes to put … Continue reading

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Banana Berry Smoothie

We’re ramping up for a great weekend of sunshine in Portland and an ice cold smoothie is always refreshing. I’m going to throw a curve ball to some of you and add greens to this smoothie…but don’t tell the kids … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Menu

We all have a special Mother in our lives and maybe that’s you, the reader of this blog.  Or perhaps you have a mother or grandmother that you like to spoil on Mother’s Day. If you are a mom, I … Continue reading

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Fresh Green and Veggie Salad with Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette

Just in time for a spring celebration or BBQ here is a fresh salad with tangy lime cilantro dressing to spice up a meal with Southwestern flare. This is great served with a Mexican style meal. The dressing is adapted … Continue reading

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Broccoli Cheddar Omelette

As my daughter was eating her broccoli cheddar omelette some 3 weeks or so ago, she said ‘you’re going to put this omelette on the blog aren’t you? It’s so good.’ Perhaps the reason it’s so good is because I’m … Continue reading

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