Category Archives: Comfort Foods

Coffee!

Hey, you haven’t heard from me for a while. Well, I guess you might say, “I’m baaaaaaack” at least for now to introduce a special guest post by Remy Bernard – Owner and Editor at missmamiescupakes.com who is a baker, … Continue reading

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Homeade Frozen Corn

A sweet remembrance of summer with garden corn on the table in fall and winter garnished with crisp bacon crumbles. Every summer we cordoned off a portion of our garden for sweet corn. It was a fun food for us … Continue reading

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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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Homemade Dill Pickles

One of my food faring heroes is my late Aunt Jo who was ahead of her time in the kitchen. Dinner at her house was always interesting to say the least! In the 1950s when most of us were learning … Continue reading

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Crustless Turkey Sausage Spinach Quiche

My Crustless Turkey Sausage Spinach Quiche is my husband’s favorite workday breakfast. I make it on the weekend and then he pops a piece in the microwave for a quick and nutritious meal before he faces the early morning commute. … Continue reading

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Himalayan Blackberry Pie

Should we thank Luther Burbank for introducing the Himalayan Blackberry to the Pacific Northwest at the turn of the century?  The plump, juicy berries have supplied us with delicious pies, syrups and jams that burst with flavor, but on the … Continue reading

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Blackberries Create a Love Hate Relationship

Should we thank Luther Burbank for introducing the Himalayan Blackberry to the Pacific Northwest at the turn of the century?  The plump, juicy berries have supplied us with delicious pies, syrups and jams that burst with flavor, but on the … Continue reading

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Strawberry Pie

My name is Wendi and I write a comfort food blog at Loaves and Dishes. I am so excited that Cynthia asked me to guest host for her today. In talking about this post, Cynthia asked me, “What does comfort … Continue reading

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Brining and Roasting a Turkey

Everyone has their own theory on what works best for cooking the Thanksgiving bird, and I’ve tried most preparation methods. Frankly, I prefer to keep things simple and I’ve found that brining the turkey prior to roasting has put the … Continue reading

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