Wicked Delicious Trio; Pears, Pork Loin and Bacon

September gave one last shout to the Pacific Northwest with high winds, torrential downpours and finally flew away entirely with a tornado.  Yes, for real. It was small, with winds whipping at 110 mph, it was on the ground for five minutes and it’s path length was one mile.  Goodbye September. I have always seen October as the beginning of the holiday season.  There is … Continue reading Wicked Delicious Trio; Pears, Pork Loin and Bacon

Summers last hurrah; Labor Day grilling

Leaves are changing color, the morning air has taken a cool, crisp edge and the days are shortening.  Grills everywhere are going to get a workout as friends and family make this one last traveling vacation weekend of the year really count.  It’s the annual last hurrah, of summer. Whether you are providing the entire fare for your friends and fam or you are packing … Continue reading Summers last hurrah; Labor Day grilling

Wicked Bourbon and Peach Temptations

Hot summer days have me craving  the juicy peach, and I love walking the market in search of the best sweethearts of summer.  If they aren’t available yet in your local farmers market or roadside stand, they soon will be. Bourbon Peach Cobbler by Tyler Florence ( my fav ) for Food Network.  While searching for fantastic recipes the first one on my mind was … Continue reading Wicked Bourbon and Peach Temptations

Lighten up with Great Salads that are good for the Bod

The holidays are full of love, laughter and great fellowship.  Spending time with friends, family and a ton of prep time in the kitchen, seems to leave very little will power when it comes to sampling every item as it heads to the table. So, for the next few days after a big celebration and backyard barbecue, it’s time to lighten up, find the fruits … Continue reading Lighten up with Great Salads that are good for the Bod

Entertain in Style; Boozy Heat Busters for your Backyard Celebration

Summer has kicked it up a notch or three here in the Northwest and frozen treats of all kind are on the menu.  With the 4th of July around the corner and temps promising to be in the 80’s we are collecting as many “cool” recipes and creations as possible, to give you many options for your backyard celebration. Slightly Sloshed Slushy by Redbook Magazine. … Continue reading Entertain in Style; Boozy Heat Busters for your Backyard Celebration