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Tomatoes Everywhere – My Favourite Recipes.

Tomatoes Everywhere – My Favourite Recipes.

Last night I posted a photo on instagram and Facebook of chocolate zucchini bread I had just made. There were so many cries for the recipe that I ended up posting my favourite chocolate zucchini bread recipe. As many of you know I have also been processing tomatoes and in this case have been sent(…)

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Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

When I posted this afternoon that I had just made chocolate zucchini bread I was deluged with requests for the recipe so here it is. I have adapted this over the years – substituted Greek yoghurt for buttermilk, whole wheat for plain flour and I use just plain stewed apples instead of apple sauce. Give(…)

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Granola Extraordinaire – A Great Staple for Hospitality

Granola Extraordinaire – A Great Staple for Hospitality

One of our staple breakfast foods is granola and I don’t mean the store bought kind which is both expensive and, at least from my perspective, too sweet. I have made granola for many years and find that it is a wonderful gift to overnight guests. Over the years I have reduced the fat, and(…)

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Hospitality – Opening Doorways to the Kingdom – The Posts So Far

Hospitality – Opening Doorways to the Kingdom – The Posts So Far

I hope that you are enjoying this series as much as I am. I appreciate the richness of the guest posts that have been contributed and look forward to what will continue to be contributed in the future. In case you have missed some of the posts here is the list so far. I have(…)

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The Most Delicious Carrot Cake I Have Ever Tasted

The Most Delicious Carrot Cake I Have Ever Tasted

I made this carrot cake for a gathering over the weekend. It is the best I have ever tasted – even better the next day.It is definitely going to be a feature of our hospitality over the summer. Unlike many carrot cakes it is not too sweet. The honey gives it an out of this(…)

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Hospitality for the Gluten Free

Hospitality for the Gluten Free

One of the aspects of hospitality that I am grappling with these days is how to make meals that are inviting for my gluten free friends. Bread and cheese have always been staples of lunches for us and the moment the basil is ready for harvest I am making pesto, but what can I make(…)

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Amazing Quinoa muffins

Amazing Quinoa muffins

Tom and I have had a house full of people staying with us this week for the Inhabit Conference. We have had to leave the house early so I wanted to make sure that I has something nutritious for all of us to eat before we got on the road. Here is the recipe I(…)

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Love That Hot Sauce

Love That Hot Sauce

I am currently visiting good friends in Van Texas. They have a bumper crop of hot peppers and so I have offered to help them make some good N.W. style hot sauce. I also intend to pack some peppers in my bag so that I can make my own supply when I get home. We(…)

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A Wonderful Apple Cake

A Wonderful Apple Cake

I am on a roll posting autumn recipes made straight from our garden. We still have some of the 160 pounds of apples I harvested a month ago left and have just made another apple cake from them. This recipe is one of Tom’s favourites for breakfast and I thought that it was worth reposting(…)

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Curried Pumpkin and Black Bean Soup.

It has been very cold here in Seattle for the last few days and we have been enjoying one of my favourite winter soup recipes. This is a very inexpensive and nutritious soup that I often make in large quantity so that we can enjoy it throughout the week. I have adapted and combined ingredients(…)

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