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I’m Taking My Sandwich Recipe to the Max!

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This month I am featuring a German recipe for an open-faced sandwich called Strammer Max.  The backstory is in the recipe and explains the origins. …

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There’s Nothing Half-Baked About These Potatoes!

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This month I am featuring Twice-Baked Potatoes.  This is a crowd pleaser as they end up being tasty, mashed potatoes with a crunchy skin.  They…

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Stroganoff the New Year Correctly with a Ukrainian Favorite!

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In my January 2023 Newsletter I wrote about our visit to the Bavarian styled town of Leavenworth here in Washington State.  I guess this has…

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Hamming it Up for Christmas with a Hawaiian Mac-twist!

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My new recipe is Hawaiian Macaroni Salad.  This is a dish I have been wanting to publish for some time.  You may be wondering why…

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A Time to Be Full of Thanks & Food: A Mashup of My Family’s Best Dishes!

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Next week we will be celebrating Thanksgiving.  That thought alone makes me hungry.  I recently watched a program where a woman made an elaborate thanksgiving…

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Orange You Glad I Made this Salad!?

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My mother had a favorite go to dinner party menu for guests that came to our house.  In my May and September newsletters, you read…

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The Steaks Have Never Been Higher!

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I just returned from visiting friends and family in Germany and Denmark.  My header photo is from Judith’s town of Viernheim, Germany.  We had dinner…

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Pastry-Tucked Piggies with Their Favorite Sauce & Bedtime Story!

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Recently Dave and I explored more of the Olympic Peninsula where we live here in Washington State.  We stayed in one of the historic hotels…

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This Golden Grain Salad Will Bring a Golden Grin to Your Face

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Once we acquired Le Conge’, our Grand Banks Classic 42, Dave and I got to work on cleaning and maintenance.  As of today, we haven’t…

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Tossed Salad? How About a Throwback Salad: This Summer’s Best Collaboration!

Tossed Salad? How About a Throwback Salad: This Summer’s Best Collaboration! 1024 719 Cooking Aboard with Jill

This month I am bringing back a recipe that is ideal for summer because it’s perfect for potlucks and picnics.  In October of 2018, I…

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Consommé this Delicious Recipe: Just Like Mom Used to Make!

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Since this is the month we celebrate Mother’s day, I wanted to share memories of one of my mother’s favorite dinners.  She taught my sister…

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When Life Gives You Carrots, Make Carrot Cupcakes!

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This month’s recipe is Carrot Cake Cupcakes.  Carrot cake is my family’s favorite.  It was the go-to cake for most birthdays and my sister had…

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Stuff Yourself this Spring with a ‘Cremini-lly’ Delicious Treat!

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My recipe for you this month is Nutty Cheesy Stuffed Mushrooms.  The combination of crunch from the nuts, creaminess from the cheese and tanginess from…

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This Soup’s So Good, You Will be ‘Hungary’ for More!

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This header photograph is from our recent time in Leavenworth, Washington.  While Dave and I were walking around town, we came upon this amazing Bavarian…

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Hoppin’ into the New Year with a Festive Southern Classic!

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Dave and I hope that you enjoyed the holidays! I would like to start with some topics on recent header and footer photographs.  In last…

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T’is the Season to Celebrate with Family, Friends, and… Fondue!

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It’s that time of year when we are preparing food for the holidays, decorating the house and buying gifts for loved ones.  I have two…

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Enjoying the Holidays with Jill’s Greatest Hits!

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I look forward to this time of year since the holidays are upon us.  There will be so many delicious foods to enjoy with family…

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Spooky Season’s Cheesiest New Signature Snack!

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With Halloween just upon us, I am adding a Pumpkin Shaped Cheese Ball.   It is cute to look at, easy to prepare, and delicious.  The…

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