Author Archives: Cynthia Briggs

Bing Cherry Jam

My recipe below for Bing cherry jam bursts with a full fruity flavor that captures the sweetness of summer cherries. Its pleasing hint of almond, cloves and cinnamon makes it nothing less than spectacular. When placed on the pantry shelf, … Continue reading

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Tips for Using Danish Butter Cookies

Too many Danish Butter Cookies? Freeze them to use later as cookie crumb topping, crusts, coatings, etc.  You can also dip them in melted white chocolate and top with sprinkles as shown above.

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CONGRATULATIONS PEGGY & BILL BENDUSH ON THE CELEBRATION OF YOUR 50th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

Here’s the happy couple just last month at their celebration party in Kirkland, Washington. Laura Meek and Jeff Bendush are Peggy and Bill’s two offspring who hosted the happy event. Below they’re seen smiling for cameras and showing off the … Continue reading

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Perfect Boiled Eggs

For perfect boiled eggs, boil for 3 to 6 minutes for a very runny yolk, 7 to 9 minutes for a soft yolk and 11 to 13 minutes for a hard yolk.  COOK’S NOTE: More tips for boiling the perfect … Continue reading

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Ask Cynthia a Question – January 26, 2015

Charlene asked:  Do you think it’s worth the extra money to buy organic, particularly when it comes to eggs? My answer: I think buying organic is well worth the addition cost. Of the organic products I’ve used, I actually see … Continue reading

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Taco Roll-ups

Taco Roll-ups Viva! Taco Roll-ups are a spicy and satisfying appetizer. Whether you’re hosting at home or tailgating, these tangy roll-ups are fast and easy to prepare, plus they travel well. With a flour tortilla wrapped around creamy yet spicy … Continue reading

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Chicken Drumettes: Teriyaki Style

Chicken Drumettes: Teriyaki Style 3-4 pounds chicken drumettes, rinsed and patted dry Garlic powder (not garlic salt) 1 1/2 tablespoons ground ginger 1 cup Light Soy Sauce 1 1/2 cups sugar OR 3/4 cup sugar and 3/4 cup Splenda® 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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