Food for a Year:

Food for a Year:

"It's going to be a great year!"

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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 […]

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 […]

Turkey Taco Soup — the PERFECT place to put all those leftovers!

Turkey Taco Soup — the PERFECT place to put all those leftovers!

Well, Thanksgiving 2018 is in the books — can yo believe it?! I’ve been rather quiet on my blog while giving attention to running my growing small business. (more…)

Winter 2018 Cooking Class Schedule – Session 1

Winter 2018 Cooking Class Schedule – Session 1

Winter 2018 Session 1 is open for sign-up! Classes are ::

Fall 2018 Kid’s Cooking Classes (session 2)

Fall 2018 Kid’s Cooking Classes (session 2)

Our second session of Fall cooking classes are on the calendar!

Feta + Cream Cheese Dip w/ Red Onion (Lopez Island Dip)

Feta + Cream Cheese Dip w/ Red Onion (Lopez Island Dip)

Well, if you’ve been following me on Insta, then you know I was recently on the San Juan Islands in the PNW. We’ve been visiting these islands for several years and every year I try to see something new. This summer, we hiked several new trails  ((which helped me accumulate a total of 90 miles hiked while on vacay — yippee!!)) and we explored a nearby island — Lopez. (more…)

Fall 2018 Cooking Class Schedule

Fall 2018 Cooking Class Schedule

Here’s my fall cooking class schedule for homeschoolers!

Oven-Roasted Honey BBQ Chicken Wings

Oven-Roasted Honey BBQ Chicken Wings

  Oven-Roasted wings are easily one of the herd’s all-time favorite foods. I’ve made over a dozen different wing recipes over the years but their most requested is Honey BBQ Wings. I love making oven-roasted wings because they are so easy and even easier to […]


My Diary

Pacific Northwest Blueberry Brownies

Pacific Northwest Blueberry Brownies

On the way to the Anacortes Ferry there is the most delightful outdoor market. I first discovered this market on our trip to Orcas Island 2 years ago. On that trip, I loaded up on fresh, sweet corn, herb bundles as big as my head, tomatoes, carrots, several types of fruit and two flats of blueberries. The blueberries were my most treasured purchase – one taste and my entire perception of that little blue fruit was forever changed. Unfortunately, blueberries ended up being the only item I cooked with while on that trip. (more…)


 
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