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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 […]

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 […]

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!


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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