Comfort Food

Comfort Food

Golden Flapjacks

There’s something terribly romantic about the Oregon coast. Especially in the spring, when it’s nothing but blustery rain. The slow drive through wine country, being swallowed by the deep green forests and finally, coming into the cool, coastal mist. Heading away from all your problems and straight for the humblingly […]

Comfort Food

Strawberry Cake

I have a special relationship with berries. My husband is the son of a berry farmer. He grew up out in the fields, moving irrigation pipe, driving tractors and spending his summers tanned and dusty. I literally fell in love the moment I saw him. The first time I visited […]

Comfort Food

Rainy Day Rhubarb Muffins

I’ll never forget the first time I had these muffins. It was a cold, dark, dreary Oregon spring evening and I was sitting in my mother-in-law’s cozy kitchen out on the family farm. I was lamenting how confused I was about where my life was going and who I was […]