Fall Entertaining Cooking Class – Cooking with the Seasons in Bozeman, Montana

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Fall Entertaining Cooking Class – Cooking with the Seasons. November 4th in Bozeman, MontanaFall Entertaining Cooking Class  almost full
Saturday, November 4, 2017, 10:30 – 2:00

Fall’s such a wonderful time of year to gather with friends and family. Join me on November 4th as we celebrate the season with a Fall Entertaining Cooking Class. Save your seat today to learn tips and techniques to prepare new and time-honored favorites. Continue reading

Maple Apple Tartlets – Chunky Apple Jam Atop Gluten-Free Oat and Almond Crust

Maple Apple Tartlets – Chunky Apple Jam Atop Gluten-Free Oat and Almond CrustMaple Apple Tartlets with Chunky, Deeply Flavored Apple Jam Make the Most of America’s Favorite Fruit

Apples, apples everywhere. We even found apples on our front doorstep, thanks to a friend who dropped off two bags filled with crisp, sweet-tart and juicy just-picked Honeycrisp apples. Perfect timing, as I wanted to adapt the Quince-Apple Continue reading

Fall Greens Pear Pecan Caesar Salad Begins with a Knockout Dressing

Fall Greens Pear Pecan Caesar Salad Begins with the Dressing

Fall Greens Pear Pecan Caesar Salad – Bright, Creamy, Delicious

A mid-summer visit from “Pie,” a dear friend originally from New Orleans, of course involved food. The menu included a Caesar Salad. With her first bite, Pie declared the Caesar Salad the best ever. With her vote of confidence, I’ve since made the dressing Continue reading

Three Berry Chia Pudding – Smooth, Luscious Raspberry Blackberry Blueberry Pudding

Three Berry Chia Pudding Three Berry Chia Pudding – Blending’s the Secret . . . No Cooking Required

Perhaps, like me, you’ve read the rave reviews about chia puddings. Perhaps, like me, you’ve even made and tried them a few times. And, perhaps like me, they never worked for you. That is until I read this amusing and well-written article by Joe Yonan in the Washington Post. He suggested Continue reading

Celebrate Early Fall Flavors Cooking Class – Cooking with the Seasons in Bozeman, Montana

Celebrate Early Fall Flavors Cooking Class Celebrate Early Fall Flavors Cooking Class
Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:30 – 2:00

We still have a month to reap the benefits of summer’s long, warm growing season. So many of the glorious foods of late summer are still with us as we transition into early fall: yellow, red, green and purple vine-ripened tomatoes, luscious sweet corn, and an abundance of summer Continue reading

Lavender Honey Almond Shortbread – Tender, Crisp and Crumbly Good

Lavender Honey Almond Shortbread – Tender, Crisp and Crumbly GoodLavender Honey Almond Shortbread – Honey Sweetened, Gluten-Free

My recent trip to a Montana lavender farm became the inspiration for making Lavender Honey Almond Shortbread. Over the years I’ve experimented with my basic shortbread recipe any number of times. Though never before with the addition of lavender. Continue reading

Montana Lavender Farm Overlooking Flathead Lake – A Travelogue

Montana Lavender Farm Overlooking Flathead Lake Montana Lavender Farm Plus Elephant Pants, a Yurt, a Riverside Trail, a Lavender Class and Cherries

Visiting a lavender farm has topped my to-do list for many years. I’ve wanted to stand in the middle of a field of lavender completely surrounded by seemingly endless mounds of lavender and drink in lavender’s fragrance, color and beauty. Continue reading