Category Archives: home cooking

EASY home made whole wheat hamburger buns

With the help of your bread machine: place all ingredients in the bread pan, select dough setting ans press start: 1 cup water 1 egg 2 cups all purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 3/4 tsp salt 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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North West Salmon Chowder (lactose free)

The Rainy Season is here in the Great Northwest! Its beginning to feel like we should be swinging from the vines in the rain forest! What better way to warm up than a steamy bowl of Salmon Chowder! A great afternoon, … Continue reading

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Mama’s Love Muffins!

Love for the Morning of Love Day. Valentine’s Day at our house. Home made love notes and sweet treats. Fresh hints at spring to come. Home made tummy love: Pizza Recipe: https://wannebechef.wordpress.com/2011/03/10/so-did-i-eat-s…g-to-regret-it/ ‎ Love from the youngest hands in the … Continue reading

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The beginning….

What makes my story, my cook book any different from the 1,000’s of others that are spilling out of the over crowded shelves at the increasingly rare bookstores? I am just a girl, with a story to share, who has … Continue reading

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2011, in the books, now its time to write MY book!

2011 is nearly in the books. I have found some pictures that take me through the year, and ends with me ready to write MY book….2012 will be My year to get MY book done! This is where we began … Continue reading

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Fall = squash!

What a crazy fall its been. I kept thinking things would slow down enough that I could come back and be regular. hmph! What was I thinking? Between sending our 2 oldest kids to public school, which was a HUGE … Continue reading

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horse shows and baby showers and croquet, oh my!

Its July in North Idaho. If you are a resident of North Idaho, there is not ONE free weekend in the whole month.. For example, this weekend I camped at the fair grounds with my kids for the 4-H District … Continue reading

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pregnancy and garlic scapes

Yesterday was my 19th wedding anniversary. I took my husband on his first trail ride in 20 years. We packed a lunch of deli turkey sandwiches on whole grain bread with apple wood smoked cheddar. Along the ride we found … Continue reading

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Huckleberry Salmon

Just a quick moment to write, Today has been a good day! I have been back “on track” for the past 2 mornings, up, dressed and out the door either on my bike or in tennis shoes….the HARDEST part is … Continue reading

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“Let your food be your medicine and your medicine by your food” – Hippocrates

  You know its time to slow down when all five members of the household, from the nine year old to the 39 year old each have their own box of tissues by their side at all times. We have … Continue reading

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