Author Archives: itselliewellie

Photos from the Farm 3

This year the farm has yielded tons of amazing fruits and vegetables! I brought my camera along for a harvest and thought I’d share some pictures with you all. Despite a bad encounter with stinging nettles, I was able to … Continue reading

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Spice Rubbed Chicken Tacos with Creamy Serrano Sauce

Summer is here! That means grilling. I was looking for a good spice rub recipe for chicken and was unhappy with what I found. I wanted something with complex flavors that would be delicious on tacos or in salads and … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies with Currants

  The currants in these gluten free chocolate chip cookies adds a complex, unexpected flavor. The addition of an egg yolk brings a wonderful soft chewiness to the cookies as well. They keep very well for days in an airtight … Continue reading

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Handmade Cinnamon Currant Bread

Yeast bread and I have an interesting relationship. I’ve made cinnamon rolls and had them turn out amazingly, but some of my attempts at bread have resulted in dense, almost inedible loaves. I learned from my grandma who learned from … Continue reading

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Rustic Gluten Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

My uncle made this rustic, gluten free pumpkin bread the other day and I was extremely impressed with the results. It is well spiced, has amazing texture from the walnut topping, and you can’t even tell it is gluten free. … Continue reading

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Warm Spiced Latte

The spice combination is what really makes the infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte from Starbucks, but at the ridiculous cost and questionable ingredient list, why not do it at home? Pumpkin pie spice and vanilla extract are two key ingredients that … Continue reading

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Fall Bucket List: Pumpkin Patch

Who would’ve guessed it would be hot and sunny in late October in Washington? Just my luck I suppose! As per my fall bucket list, I finally made it to the pumpkin patch and took lots of pictures. We got … Continue reading

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