Make Your Favorite Recipes healthier – A Substitutions Guide

For many Junior League members, cooking has been a passion for years and hosting dinner parties has been an easy way to stay in touch with friends and to catch up over good food, wine and conversation.  It’s also a great way to relax at the end of a long day and to try fresh local ingredients. So manyContinue reading “Make Your Favorite Recipes healthier – A Substitutions Guide”

Blast from the Past – Lemon Fluff Pie

The Junior League of Seattle has recently re-released (due to popular demand) our Seattle Classic Cookbook. Originally printed in 1983, this cookbook is fun to peruse and sure to bring back fond memories of classic ‘80s dishes. Of course, no ‘80s cookbook would be complete with Jell-O, or in this case, gelatin. Whether you’re interestedContinue reading “Blast from the Past – Lemon Fluff Pie”

Mother’s Day Brunch recipes!

Hosting a Mother’s Day brunch this year and stumped for recipe ideas? The Junior League of Seattle’s Celebrate the Rain cookbook has many great ideas to treat the best women in your lives. Junior League member, Stacy Loya Harris, has shared a few of her favorite recipes and tips for getting this all done! HopefullyContinue reading “Mother’s Day Brunch recipes!”

Lasagna Cacciatore – Great Potluck Recipe

The easiest way to host a large group of people for dinner is by having a potluck. Making one recipe, while getting to eat several dishes, is a win-win situation. If you’re lucky, you will probably even have leftovers, and if you keep some containers on hand so you can send your friends home withContinue reading “Lasagna Cacciatore – Great Potluck Recipe”

Modified Greek Quinoa Salad

The Junior League of Seattle is not the only League that produces excellent cookbooks. In fact, cookbooks are a major source of revenue for Junior Leagues throughout the country. Peace Meals, by the Junior League of Houston, is another popular cookbook. Peace Meals was released in September 2008 and is the Junior League of Houston’s fourth cookbook;Continue reading “Modified Greek Quinoa Salad”

Starting New Easter Traditions

Looking for something new and exciting for Easter brunch? The Junior League of Seattle’s Simply Classic cookbook can help! Lamb, one of the most traditional Easter foods, has its place at any table. So, if you are looking for a new lamb recipe to try, the Leg of Lamb Stuffed with Spinach and Hazelnuts (pageContinue reading “Starting New Easter Traditions”

How to Make Time for Healthy Eating

The Junior League of Seattle understands how hard it is for us all of us to maintain healthy eating habits. It is especially hard for busy, working moms! We strive to encourage healthy eating habits and realize that with those healthy habits come serious planning and time management. We all know that healthy parents thatContinue reading “How to Make Time for Healthy Eating”

Modified Dark and White Brownies

When looking for new and interesting sweets to bake, both Simply Classic and Celebrate the Rain, two cookbooks from the Junior League of Seattle, have a wide range of treats to choose from. The Simply Classic Cookbook has a fantastic recipe for Dark and White Chocolate Brownies. If you’re not a fan of white chocolate,Continue reading “Modified Dark and White Brownies”

Rainy Day Brunch – A Cooking Demonstration

City Catering 509 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 Sunday January 29, 2012 12:00pm – 3:00pm This Sunday, please join us at City Catering for Rainy Day Brunch: a colorful, delicious afternoon of cooking demonstrations. Bring a friend and learn some cooking tips from the talented City Catering chefs while tasting some of our favoriteContinue reading “Rainy Day Brunch – A Cooking Demonstration”