Jicama Salad

Jicama Salad

This is just a quickie to get this recipe posted.. I have promised it to many folks, so here you go–to yummy and too refreshing for words,, great for gatherings.     this second pic is a test,, to see if you can read a recipe sideways,, but it will...
Valentines Day

Valentines Day

Last night the artists at The Wine Place in Yachats gathered for good food and visiting.. This was my contribution to the event.. I love Valentines Day.. It is just such a good day all around..  I learned last year @ age 60 that strawberries could be cut in such a way...
A cat will do–what a cat will do

A cat will do–what a cat will do

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 Pippin-long stochings–about 5 months old and ready for anything So when I was a mama raising four active boys,, it was always a challenge to keep them occupied and interested in something other than beating the holy crap out of each...
Recipes and Cook Books oh my

Recipes and Cook Books oh my

  Monday, December 19, 2011-little bair’s birthday ;-)) so happy she was born. Can hardly open the Microwave these days. So can you tell me what it is about cookbooks and recipes that make us gather such a huge stash of books and papers.  We do try many new...

Chocolate Zucchini Cake with Cream Cheese Topping

My list is long of possible blog topics and they are all interesting to me of course.  Lets start with the long overdue Chocolate Zucchini Cake recipe with Cream Cheese frosting.  I know it’s the season and this is a really delicious way to use up some of those...