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Grapes–Those Little Orbs of Happiness!

I’ve Been Making this Salad for Years!   I grew up in the Apple Capital of the World–Yakima Valley, Washington.Read more

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Take Some Time to Save Some Time on Healthy Lunches

Homemade Lunch Rolls Making lunches before school was always such an ordeal at our house.  With kids going different directionsRead more

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Flashback! Cooking as a Kid–or with one!

4-H In My Youth I know that 4-H in this part of the country (and many others) means hogs andRead more

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Focus on Local–Ojai Olive Oil

Ojai Olive Oil   I sure didn’t appreciate the beauty of the olive tree when I had one in theRead more

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Comfort Food to the Rescue!

Simply Stroganoff   Once in a while an old-fashioned dish like stroganoff is what you need to feel satisfied!  IRead more

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Gorgeous Plums–You Can Do More Than Just Eat Them Plain!

A-Meen-O-Mum (I Want a Plum!) That’s what one of my toddlers said when he wanted to have a plum.  PlumsRead more