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 […]

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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 […]

Tasty Tuesday: National Eggs Benedict Day

TASTY TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2021 – EGGS BENEDICT National Eggs Benedict Day is coming up on April 16th! You might think Eggs Benedict is a complicated dish. Even though very delicious, if you enjoy eggs like I used to – only eat it in restaurants where I could order it.  The thought of poached eggs used […]

Tasty Tuesday: National Empanada Day

TASTY TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021 – NATIONAL EMPANADA DAY If you’ve never made Empanadas, you are in for a real treat, I think. National Empanada Day is coming up on April 8th! I love Empanadas, they are called many different things in different countries.  Hand pies, Empanadas, Turnovers . . . the list goes on.  […]

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Bringing Solar to our Local Community

Puget Sound Energy is committed to supporting organizations that serve families and individuals in need. The company, through its Green Power and Solar Choice programs, has awarded over $1,000,000 in total grant funding to 15 local organizations in its electric service area to install new solar projects. This grant is funded through PSE’s Green Power […]

Tasty Tuesday: National Tater Day

TASTY TUESDAY, March 30, 2021. . . . NATIONAL TATER DAY  National Tater Day is tomorrow!  Have you ever heard the word “taters”?  When I grew up in Kansas, I finally learned that taters were another name for potatoes – much easier for little children and others to say. I hadn’t heard the name “taters” […]

Tasty Tuesday: National Spinach Day

TASTY TUESDAY,  March 23, 2021 . . . . NATIONAL SPINACH DAY      In celebration of National Spinach Day coming up on Friday, March 26th – let’s make something delicious! There is nothing I enjoy more than comfort food.  It not only tastes good and brings back memories for me, but it’s usually healthy and very […]