Category Archives: Spring Season

Southwest Salad with Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing

With Cinco De Mayo right around the corner I adapted a recipe from The Garden Grazer¬†with a Southwest flare. It is fresh and with the cilantro and lime it tastes like a great add to a Cinco De Mayo celebration. … Continue reading

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Tomato and Asparagus Salad

Spring is in the air and asparagus are in season. They are so good and fresh this time of year. Here’s a nice, quick salad recipe with steamed asparagus highlighted and accented by a tangy vinaigrette, cherry tomatoes, yellow peppers … Continue reading

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Steamed Broccoli and Cheese Sauce

When I was a new mom I remember my own mother exclaiming that you’re not a good cook until you can make a white sauce. So I asked what a white sauce was and found out that it’s the base … 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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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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