Toasted Coconut & Butterscotch Bars, aka Hawaiian Dream Bars without Pineapple

Just before I moved, Mark handed me a bag with organic grated coconut from the Ballard Market and yesterday I found out that he was still organizing and removing his collections from the yard of the house now owned by a developer. So, it was up early this morning to bake his favorite cookie before … More Toasted Coconut & Butterscotch Bars, aka Hawaiian Dream Bars without Pineapple

Amarena Cherry on Cinnamon Overnighter-now-custard pudding

A few days ago I made a Cinnamon Overnighter for brunch using fresh eggy sourdough and slathering the cinnamon goop in the middle AND top.* Having had the leftovers twice and a quart of milk close-on its expiration date, I decided to make a custard pudding with the remaining cubed bits. Trader Joe’s has jars … More Amarena Cherry on Cinnamon Overnighter-now-custard pudding

6-Cookie Meetup with Mother, incl a Dough-to-Go Dozen. Spring Flowers.

The words “non-GMO” on the package weren’t part of my decision to buy these dates, nor any other word on the package except “medjool.” They were needed for a batch to share of my Date & Walnut Chews, today with a handful of dried cranberries added. I couple days ago my mother and I set … More 6-Cookie Meetup with Mother, incl a Dough-to-Go Dozen. Spring Flowers.

Small Batch: Pineapple(from frozen) Ice Cream V1

Someone requested that I have a go at making pineapple ice cream ¬†and someone else recently on holiday in the tropics mentioned looking for it while there. Temporarily out of fresh fruit because of unwillingness to go outside in Seattle heat and having whipping cream in fridge set to expire, I looked in the freezer … More Small Batch: Pineapple(from frozen) Ice Cream V1

Spicy Turkey Pepperoni Red Sauce con Lasagna Noodles

Pepperoni con Penne, a fast dinner entree which won the hearts of family members underwent an experiment today. Typically the spicy red pepperoni sauce is made by the time the pasta water has come to a boil and the penne is cooked. Today I made the simple sauce of turkey pepperoni fried in olive oil … More Spicy Turkey Pepperoni Red Sauce con Lasagna Noodles

Snicks with Kisses

One of my favorite nephews has recently begun a new job in Hawaii and will be moving his family there from Washington in the next week. His favorite of the the Christmas goodies is the Chewy Chocolate Mint, so I made a batch of the drop version just for him on Thursday so they’d be … More Snicks with Kisses