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Tropical Zucchini Bread

Posted on February 27, 2017

Y’all know that I have quite a fondness for sweets and baked goods ~ my belief that “diet” equals lifestyle means that balance and moderation are the keys that allow me to enjoy both.  I’m definitely open to using ingredients that will make my favorite treats healthier, as long as I don’t feel that the […]


Summer Fruit Duffins

Posted on July 29, 2016

Disclaimer: I was compensated by DMI Agency for key ingredients in this recipe and for writing the printed column, The Recipe Box,  in Direct Magazine’s August issue.  All opinions are my own. I am so excited! The August issue of Direct Magazine, which focuses on “Culture, Commerce and Community in Visalia and Tulare”, is out […]


Good Old Fashioned Grilled Cheese

Posted on April 12, 2016

  Good old-fashioned grilled cheese sandwiches are high up on my list of comfort foods…you too?  I thought so.  I think they’re high up on a lot of people’s lists, because April is National Grilled Cheese Month…and today is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day.  I’m celebrating with a couple of my BBB’s (Best Blogging Buddies, […]


Crazy for Croissants

Posted on January 30, 2016

Croissant Day is definitely a “mark your calendar” day – who can resist the buttery, flaky layers of fresh, croissants warm from the oven, melting away on the tongue?  I can’t, and neither can my family.  A couple of years ago I took a croissant-making class at Sur La Table to fulfill a long time […]


Peanut Butter Scones

Posted on January 24, 2016

Open PB jar…smell and taste summoning me…irresistible.  A haiku seemed appropriate for National Peanut Butter Day – simple, sweet, and to the point, just like peanut butter itself.  I’m one of those people who is perfectly happy eating peanut butter straight out of the jar – but it’s just as much fun to cook and […]