Category Archives: Dairy

Tips for making the perfect cup of hot chocolate

By Cat, Feb 6, 2019 (image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I found a very interesting article on making hot chocolate in today’s Daily Inter Lake, originally from the Star Tribune in St. Paul Minnesota, by Rick Nelson (1). While making … Continue reading

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Gorgonzola Dressing

By Cat, June 9, 2018 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This is probably my favorite salad dressing. My mom taught me to love Danish blue cheese dressing, so when I first ate at a real Italian restaurant after moving to … Continue reading

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Asparagus Fontina/Gruyere Tart

By Cat, April 4, 2018 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I found this recipe in our Daily Inter Lake newspaper, where a photo of the tart (2) really set my mouth to watering. The recipe is originally adapted by Susan … Continue reading

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Lemon Blueberry Dutch Baby

By Cat, Mar 25, 2018 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I used to have Apple Dutch Baby at a small restaurant on the 2nd floor of Portland’s Galleria building, back in “the day” (1980s), but I’ve since forgot about that … Continue reading

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Caesar Salad and Dressing

By Cat, March 10, 2018 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This is a salad I don’t make very often, but when I do…..mmmmm. The anchovies in the dressing are what make its flavor so unique and wonderful. The Classic version … Continue reading

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Indian-style stove-top chicken with dried fruit

By Cat, Jan 2018 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Living here in NW Montana, there are not many opportunities to enjoy East-Indian cuisine. I learned to love this food when I lived in Portland, Oregon – especially naan bread and … Continue reading

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Festive ‘Eggnog’ or Pumpkin Spice Smoothies/Shakes

By Cat, Dec 2017 (Image, right, from Wikimedia Commons; image below from Wikimedia Commons) I’ve adapted these morning smoothie-like drinks from ones by Dr. Alan Christianson, a naturopathic physician who did the online Adrenal Reset Summit. Much simpler than my … Continue reading

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Alcohol-free Holiday Eggnog

By Cat, Dec 2017 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I’ve not yet tried this recipe. I’ve always loved a good eggnog, flavored with rum or brandy. But this recipe is flavored with dates, nuts and spices for an alcohol-free beverage. … Continue reading

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Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon Salad

By Cat, Nov 27, 2017 (Photo, right from Wikimedia Commons) As each summer approaches, I can hardly wait for the wild salmon from the Bristol Bay fishery, as it is the best I’ve found. I eat wild-caught salmon at least … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Beet Quick Bread

By Cat, Sept 7, 2017 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) My birthday is just a few days away and I’ve been thinking about what kind of treat to make for myself. Then I saw this recipe in our daily newspaper, … Continue reading

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