I went wild: juliyya’s Peanut Butter & Marshmallow Wich

I baked a batch of my own recipe Peanut Butter Butter Cookies today as gratitude cookies for a group of doctors (attendings, residents and students) and nurses and various support staff at the University of Washington Medical Center Hospital but saved a few for an experiment. It worked like a slightly gooey dream and a … More I went wild: juliyya’s Peanut Butter & Marshmallow Wich

Si Abuelita fuera mi compania, entonces I make Mexican Chocolate Snicks

With a little substitution of a word from part of a song I learned in my high school Spanish class, I introduce Version 3, the final and perfected version of my Mexican Chocolate Snick which I’m planning to mail to a birthday girl today as a surprise. These are made with “melted” Abuelita Mexican Chocolate … More Si Abuelita fuera mi compania, entonces I make Mexican Chocolate Snicks

3-Chip Oatmeal Cookie: Heath Bar, Butterscotch & See’s Semisweet Chocolate Chips

Visit to a medical establishment upcoming so it was a morning to make a batch of cookies and pop them into gift boxes for two drivers and a radiology tech. I was going to make plain old Oatmeal Scotchies — the cookie with the recipe on the package — but decided to add some pop … More 3-Chip Oatmeal Cookie: Heath Bar, Butterscotch & See’s Semisweet Chocolate Chips

Better Lemon-Glazed Raspberry Scones with My Recipe

There were complaints, including mine, about the prior raspberry scone with lemon glaze drizzle so I decided to adapt my own biscuit/scone recipe with hope for better result. I got it, too. My neighbor says it’s not as puffy as store-bought scones or classic Irish scones, but I use the drop method rather than roll-and-cut … More Better Lemon-Glazed Raspberry Scones with My Recipe

Lemon-glazed Raspberry Scones with Recipe

Recently I reconnected with my sister-in-law who’s settling in for retirement in Moses Lake. (I was maid-of-honor at their wedding 54 years ago!) She and my step-brother have been like snowbirds for a number of years, sometimes in Ocean Shores and sometimes in Arizona. My nephews, their wives and children live in the eastern part … More Lemon-glazed Raspberry Scones with Recipe

Tart Cherry & Chocolate Chip Bread with Orange Crumble

For Veterans’ Day this year, I experimented with flavors in this quick bread, using whole rather than chopped dried tart cherries, chocolate chips, unsweetened applesauce for a smooth texture and a fresh orange crumble on top. It’s raining in Seattle today. (Surprise, surprise.) A great day for a slice of warm and a bit gooey … More Tart Cherry & Chocolate Chip Bread with Orange Crumble