bento

Bento Lunches for Kids

For families with school-aged children in the Seattle area, Labor Day is symbolically observed as the last day of summer […]

blueberrysauce

Quick and Easy Blueberry Sauce

All summer long, my kids have waited patiently for the little green berries on our blueberry bush to ripen.  It […]

corn & scallion pancakes

Corn and Scallion Pancakes

These Corn and Scallion Pancakes make a great main course (with a hearty side dish like black beans), side dish, […]

mint yogurt

Mint Yogurt Sauce

I often cook the same dishes over and over again because they are familiar.  Spaghetti with marinara, teriyaki chicken, pasta […]

zucchini bread

Zucchini Bread

My father used to grow zucchini in my parents’ backyard garden every year.  When it was time to harvest, he […]