everyday spectechols

gardening. cooking. everyday echols family spectacles.

goat cheese and green bean potato salad

Last summer, one of my dear friends brought this tasty dish with her when she and her daughter came for a back-yard-swimming-pool playdate.  It. Was. AMAZING!  I wanted to eat … Continue reading

April 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

gf chocolate peanut butter bars

One of my friends in Seattle spent time working as a “chef” for an uppity preschool/ daycare program just north of downtown Seattle.  She used to joke about how she … Continue reading

April 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

asparagus and leek breakfast bread pudding

Spring is in full swing which means asparagus and leeks are at their best!  And thus why I chose to feature them in my contribution to our latest Easter brunch. … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

family recipe – puff pancake

When I was growing up, my Mom would always make this recipe on special occasions.  Birthdays, Easter, Christmas, this and powdered sugar were on the table. I love passing this … Continue reading

April 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

veggie fajitas with quinoa and black beans

Summer’s just around the corner and that means gearing up for easy, fresh, warm-weather fare.  We had a peek in to what summer has in store the other day (woo … Continue reading

April 13, 2012 · 2 Comments

french onion soup with gratinée

And so my affinity for soup continues :)  But I promise that if you give this soup a try, you’ll understand why! For those of you who already love french … Continue reading

April 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

TDF guacamole

It’s the time of year you’ve all been waiting for – AVOCADO SEASON! Apologies if I seem a little over enthused but holy moly guacamole, avocados are one of my … Continue reading

April 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

penne with roasted red peppers, tomatoes, garlic, and almonds

Last week I experienced a rare lapse in my desire to cook anything at all… seriously, I had spent all day digging and redigging my garden beds and as far … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · 2 Comments




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