Category Archives: Recipes

Making Applesauce, the Washington State Way

Apples! The fruit is synonymous with Washington State, schoolteachers, and American pie patriotism. According to the Washington State Apple Commission, did you know apples originated in Kazakhstan? Over 2,500 varieties are grown in the United States and they are Washington … Continue reading

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Savory Sausage Rolls

These mild English sausage rolls are a favorite in my family. The meat-filled pastries are served at afternoon tea, British meals, and as hors d’oeuvres. My husband enjoys eating them with pickled onions, dipped in English mustard and Worcestershire sauce, … Continue reading

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Sticky Toffee Pudding

  England is famous for its toffee! Imagine tasting a moist cake filled with dates and drenched in caramel sauce, served warm and topped with whipped cream. It is on many restaurant menus in the old country, especially in the Lake District … Continue reading

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English Trifle

My first date with my husband was inner tubing in the snow at Mt. Rainier in Washington State on New Year’s Day. Each of us brought sandwiches, but my future English mother-in-law insisted he share the family’s holiday Trifle with … Continue reading

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Scones & More

One of the most popular tearoom desserts is a scone served warm with butter, jam, and whipped cream. As an alternative, I’d like to share my English friend’s microwave recipe for lemon curd. I invite you to sip a cup of … Continue reading

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