Lemon Blueberry Scones

Sun’s up, scones out! Summertime is officially here, which means dining al fresco, barbecuing out back, picnicking in parks, and – if you want to be extra fancy – a little tea-timing on the lawn. Just consider: a lush backyard, blue sky, ice tea, and these lemon blueberry beauts. At least, that was my summertime […]

Banana Maple Walnut Scones

March is National Nutrition Month, and I think it’s time to correct a common misconception. Many people believe that a nutritious diet is a restrictive one – that in order to qualify as “healthy” you have to completely cut out this food or that nutrient. But a healthy diet needs to be a realistic one. […]

Cranberry Orange Scones

For the past few weeks the weather in Seattle has been far from summer-like. Although it is officially June, a daily high of 60 degrees and frequent rain showers seem to indicate otherwise, leaving most Seattleites in dire need of a little pick-me-up. And what is a better reminder of warm, sunshine-filled days than the […]

Pumpkin Scones with Spiced Glaze

When I think of autumn, one of the first things that comes to mind is pumpkin season! During this time of year, pumpkin takes a prominent role in a great variety of culinary dishes and baked goods, featured in everything from savory soups to sweet treats. Although there are many traditional pumpkin baked goods such […]