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Fresh Blackberry Muffins – Bread of the Month!

It’s blackberry season here in the Pacific Northwest – and we have a plethora of varietals! The Marion berry is the premier Oregon berry and it has a short season. It is a cross between the Chehalem and Olallie blackberries … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Blueberry Kuchen

It’s been a great year for blueberries. I’ve made bread, frozen some, eaten them until I may turn into one!! And then I remembered Grandma’s Kuchen. Kuchen is the German word for cake and Grandma loved to bake. Breads, cakes … Continue reading

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New Mexico Sopapillas

New Mexico is home to the puffy little breads called sopapillas. A fried bread that has a pocket in the middle. Go anywhere in New Mexico and you’ll find sopapillas filled with meats or cheese or honey – a versatile … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Macarons

Tomorrow is Mardi Gras, French for Fat Tuesday. It is the day of preparation for the fasting for Ash Wednesday (which is Valentine’s day this year). The foods eaten are rich and full of fat and eggs and dairy – … Continue reading

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Candied Bourbon Bacon

Bacon- mmmm – Here is a recipe that will blow you away – sweet and salty with a little kick!  It’s great with the bacon pancakes we’ll be giving the recipe for tomorrow!

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