Category Archives: simple recipes

Loaded Blondies

  I learned to bake blondies 50 years ago when I was a girl scout. I was a terrible girl scout, a total flop. I don’t think I ever earned a single badge. But I got this recipe at one … Continue reading

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Marbled Chocolate Dip (Topping or Tart Filling)

This recipe is dedicated to my number one recipe tester, ski partner, co-parent, and sweetheart, Bob McGrath. After 30 years of marriage, we probably should be getting tired of each other, but I love him more deeply every day. The … Continue reading

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Spicy Mango Salad

I’m just a teeny bit mortified about this post. You know I’m all about local, seasonal, and organic. And this month, the produce here at the farms is ah-mazing! This week, I should be giving you a recipe for something … Continue reading

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Yogurt Bark

  The hummingbirds arrive in here in our woods on Brian’s birthday, May 2; they leave on Megan’s birthday, September 18. I fill the feeder in this week before their departure knowing that my nectar will provide fuel for their … Continue reading

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Butterless Butter Chicken

Butter chicken was Brian’s idea in the first place. I’d never even heard of it. When he was a sophomore at GWU, he described a new Indian dish he’d tried at one of his favorite takeout places. At the time, … Continue reading

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Poke Bowl: The Hawaii Post

I am such a homebody, my mother thinks I’m agoraphobic! My idea of a perfect day is to go for a long run in the woods, come home and dunk in the pool, putter in the kitchen and studio, go … Continue reading

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Roasted Beet Salad

  Suddenly, summer has arrived, just in time for the long holiday weekend. The sun is hot, the air is thick and steamy. The owlets have found their wings and moved deeper into the woods. We can hear, but no … Continue reading

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