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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 […]

4-Ingredient Sheet Pan Monterey Chicken

4-Ingredient Sheet Pan Monterey Chicken

There are some days that ‘fast food’ isn’t even fast enough…wouldn’t you agree? Between school and sports and work and home and all the other pressures of life – sometimes, I don’t even have time to drive through a drive-through for dinner.

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Mexi Pot Roast + a BONUS Beef Enchilada Recipe

Mexi Pot Roast + a BONUS Beef Enchilada Recipe

I’ve been promising this recipe for a while but these first few weeks of the school year have me running in circles! But even in all my busyness I’ve managed to make this recipe twice AND I’ve made FIVE meals from the leftovers!!!

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!

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!

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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 […]

Kid’s Cooking Classes Summer 2019

Kid’s Cooking Classes Summer 2019

Summer schedule is up – with a fun addition to our normal routine! FFAY has partnered with the international pantry (Norman, OK) to offer a Kid’s Cooking Camp! A 4-day session 6/10-6/13. (ages for camp : 8-14yrs) Details are in the flyer below.

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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

My whole family loves this recipe – so easy to put together on a busy night PLUS so hearty and delicious. One pot meals are my most fave. Easy to make – easy to eat – easy to clean! YAY YAY!

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.

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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. Like this:


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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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