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Giant Breakfast Cookies

Giant Breakfast Cookies

Whew – we’ve hit the dogs days of summer here in Oklahoma. With “low” 100’s in the forecast, 2-a-day football practices filling our weeks and the official 2018-19 school supply lists taped to the fridge – ‘dog days’ seems to hit the nail on the […]

Devil’s Pool Granola ((A Big Cedar Recipe))

Devil’s Pool Granola ((A Big Cedar Recipe))

I am so excited to share the recipe for the best granola I have ever tasted. Last August, the family & I traveled to Branson for a fun “last hoorah” before the start of the school year. While there, Big Cedar breakfast was one of […]

Fall 2019 Kid’s Cooking Classes

Fall 2019 Kid’s Cooking Classes

My fall 2019 calendar of kid’s cooking classes is up! Spread the word and sign-up!

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Peach Cobbler Slab Cake

Peach Cobbler Slab Cake

Well, it’s not summer in Oklahoma unless fresh peaches are involved and this recipe makes perfect use of sweet summer peaches!

Grapefruit + Sweet Onion Park Tacos

Grapefruit + Sweet Onion Park Tacos

Here’s a simple and flavorful recipe for your summer festivities! Grapefruit + Sweet Onion Pork Tacos!

Fresh (Strawberry + Blackberry) Slab Pie

Fresh (Strawberry + Blackberry) Slab Pie

This Slab Pie is a twist on the Fresh Strawberry Pie my mom is pretty much famous for. Well …. famous in our little circle of the planet. Mom’s Fresh Strawberry Pie recipe originally came from a little 1970’s county extension cookbook (you can check out that recipe HERE).

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Kid’s Cooking Classes Summer 2019

Kid’s Cooking Classes Summer 2019

Summer 2019 Kid’s Cooking Classes + Cooking Camp!

Honey-Lime Pork Stew

Honey-Lime Pork Stew

I’m on a roll lately with quick tasty meals. Trust me it’s a well-earned theme. Three teenage boys — all in sports, one newly driving. A building project newly completed and bunnies and hubby and sister girl — and three dogs with a bout of […]

Easy One-Pan Skillet Lasagna

Easy One-Pan Skillet Lasagna

It’s ‘that time’ in the school year where easy dinnertime solutions are becoming a little stagnant. I mean roasted chicken and bagged salad can only please the herd for so long!!

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Cocoa + Rye Bread Crumb Brownies

Cocoa + Rye Bread Crumb Brownies

You read it right – bread crumb brownies. Ever heard of such a thing?? Well, as weird as these brownies my sound – they actually make perfect sense. Not only are they sensible — they’re CRAZY tasty.

Super Simple ((One Pan)) Oven Roasted Whole Chicken + Rice

Super Simple ((One Pan)) Oven Roasted Whole Chicken + Rice

Moist, flavorful chicken, perfectly steamed rice AND even some actual veggies tucked in for good measure. Even better than a simple, delicious dinner?? No complaints – no whining, just smiles and slurps. VICTORY.

Smashed Irish Potatoes

Smashed Irish Potatoes

Where on earth have I been?! It’s been too long! Between the upstairs construction project (which I’ll tell you about soon) + life with 3 1/2 teenagers + and my Food for a Year Shop it’s been a busy few months.

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Kid’s Cooking Classes Schedule (March-April 2019)

Kid’s Cooking Classes Schedule (March-April 2019)

After taking the month of February off – March-April 2019  is up! All classes include hands-on instruction, taste-testing, basic skills (including proper food handling, hygiene, substitution, doubling/halving etc) and how to make the recipe your own. All classes are held in Norman — on WEDNESDAYS, […]

Winter 2018-2019 Kid’s Cooking Classes Session 2

Winter 2018-2019 Kid’s Cooking Classes Session 2

  Winter 2018-19 Session 2  is up! All classes include hands-on instruction, taste-testing, basic skills (including proper food handling, hygiene, substitution, doubling/halving etc) and how to make the recipe your own. All classes are held in Norman 9:30-11:30 EXCEPT 1/3 + 1/4 which are 10-12. $45 […]


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Orcas Island Wild Plum Streusel

Orcas Island Wild Plum Streusel

Thanks to a wild ((or at the very least aged, unfettered & prolific)) plum tree and the kind-hearted generosity of my friend, Orcas Island potter, Mr. Weatherman, I have the pleasure of sharing this simple sour plum streusel. I went to visit Mr. Weatherman and his Olga Pottery shop during our second day on the island. His place is always a favorite stop of mine because of his beautiful pottery, his friendly conversation and his gracious accommodation of my “bubbly” herd. (more…)


 
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