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Tasty Tuesday: National Peanut Butter Cookie Day

TASTY TUESDAY, JUNE 8, 2021 – NATIONAL PEANUT BUTTER COOKIE DAY National Peanut Butter Cookie Day is coming up on June 12th. One of the most memorable cookie recipes I have growing up was my mother’s peanut butter cookies! The smell in the house as they baked . . .  the warm cookies fresh from […]

Tasty Tuesday: National Egg Day

TASTY TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 2021 – NATIONAL EGG DAY Do you ever enjoy breakfast for dinner?  We do. It’s healthy eating, usually pretty cheap to make and it’s downright DELICIOUS! With National Egg Day coming up on June 3rd, it got me thinking about how I love egg and cheese dishes! My family has always […]

Tasty Tuesday: National Hamburger Day

TASTY TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2021 – NATIONAL HAMBURGER DAY Hamburgers are just about the most well-known American food there is – maybe second to Apple Pie! But it’s such a quick meal, fast food, or most diverse food everyone (or 99%) enjoys! I’m glad there is a National Hamburger Day to celebrate on Friday, May […]

Tasty Tuesday: National Devil’s Food Cake Day

TASTY TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2021 – NATIONAL DEVIL’S FOOD CAKE DAY National Devil’s Food Cake Day is coming up tomorrow, May 19th! If I have one guilty pleasure in life, it just might be a moist, delicious chocolate cake – and a great Devil’s Food Cake is THE BEST – rich chocolate, moist, sweet and […]

Tasty Tuesday: National Buttermilk Biscuit Day

TASTY TUESDAY, MAY 11, 2021 – NATIONAL BUTTERMILK BISCUIT DAY National Buttermilk Biscuit Day is coming up on May 14th! ONE of MY MOST FAVORITE foods is a homemade buttermilk biscuit, fresh and hot from the oven! Served with butter and honey, jam of any kind, or especially with a hot milk gravy! MMMMMM GOOD!! […]

Tasty Tuesday: National Butterscotch Brownie Day

TASTY TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2021 – NATIONAL BUTTERSCOTCH BROWNIE DAY I don’t know of anyone that likes chocolate who doesn’t like chocolate brownies.  I must have hundreds of brownie recipes. National Butterscotch Brownie Day is coming up on May 9th.  I must have been a teenager before I even heard of butterscotch brownies, also known as […]

Letter from the Executive Director: April 2021

April brought us the return of the heart of Helping Hands, or you might know them as our volunteers. April 12th we welcomed a few volunteers to start sorting the product from the grocery stores so we can start handing it out at distributions.  Walking in and seeing some of the volunteers after a year […]

Tasty Tuesday: National Shrimp Scampi Day

TASTY TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 2021 – NATIONAL SHRIMP SCAMPI DAY National Shrimp Scampi Day is right around the corner on Thursday, April 29th! I love Shrimp Scampi, made with fresh shrimp.  I grew up in Kansas – not much fresh seafood in the Midwest. But, for the past 40 years I’ve lived in Washington State, […]

Tasty Tuesday: National Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day

TASTY TUESDAY, April 20, 2021 – NATIONAL PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CAKE DAY Pineapple Upside Down Cake is a vintage cake. It’s been around longer than me! My mother made it when I was just a little girl – I loved it then and I love it now. You don’t see it often. People stopped making […]

Thank You Washington National Guard for One Year

Thank you to the National Guard. When you arrived a year ago we felt a huge weight lifting off our shoulders. You have been the reason that 800,000 individuals have received more than 8 million pounds of food. Your dedication and commitment to your service and to the community has allowed families to be stable […]