Ode to the Oregon Coast

Welcome to Sunday Suppers, where we showcase nostalgic recipes that have brought comfort and warmth to countless generations. This month, join us on a journey to each one of the communities we serve. This week, we’re showcasing a recipe with roots from the beautiful Oregon Coast – our featured recipe is Marionberry Cobbler, a dessert that brings warmth, coziness, and the taste of summer to kitchen tables, connecting generations.
In the state of Oregon, there is a rich culinary heritage that tells stories of abundant harvests and the deep connection between people and their land. Among the delightful recipes that have stood the test of time, Marionberry Cobbler holds a special place. This dessert not only celebrates the bountiful marionberries of the region but also serves as a reminder of the nurturing care we can provide for our loved ones.
A Brief History of Marionberry Cobbler: The Marionberry holds a significant place in the state’s agricultural history. Named after Marion County, where it was first cultivated, this berry quickly gained popularity for its exceptional flavor and versatility in various culinary creations.
Marionberry Cobbler emerged as a dish that embraced the essence of Oregon’s agricultural heritage. Passed down through generations, this beloved dessert embodies the flavors of summer and the love shared around the family table.
Marionberries thrive abundantly on the Oregon coast, making them a favored dish of the region. Their rich flavor and deep purple hue have captured the hearts of locals and visitors alike. Whether enjoyed fresh or in various culinary creations, marionberries have become an iconic symbol of coastal cuisine.
The simple act of preparing meals together serves as a beautiful symbol of the role a Caregiver plays in providing nurturing support to Senior Clients.
Our Companion Caregivers offer not only physical assistance but also emotional support and companionship.

Sparking conversation and fostering a sense of togetherness, holds the power to evoke cherished memories and create new ones. The aroma of fresh berries and the taste of a well-loved recipe like Marionberry Cobbler can transport Seniors back to their own kitchens, reconnecting them with their past and bringing joy to their present.

Whether it’s preparing a homemade Cobbler or any other beloved recipe, our Caregivers tailor their culinary efforts to meet the specific dietary needs and preferences of seniors, creating a nurturing and familiar environment through food.

This special dish serves as a testament to the rich history and flavors of Oregon while also reminding us of the importance of nurturing care. Through the simple act of sharing a cherished recipe, we provide comfort, create meaningful connections, and bring joy to the lives of those we support. If you enjoy the gift of meal preparation and nurturing hearts and bodies – consider a meaningful career in one-on-one caring for elderly. We’d love for you to join us by applying at one of our Family of Companies today!

Recipe, Ingredient List | Instructions:



  • 1⁄2 cup butter
  • 1⁄2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1⁄4 tsp salt
  • 1⁄2 cup milk


  • 3 pints fresh marionberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbs cornstarch
  • 1⁄4 tsp cornstarch
  • 1⁄4 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 Tbs lemon juice
  • 2 Tbs butter


1. Preheat oven to 350F.

2. Topping: Mix butter and sugar until fluffy. Add in all other topping ingredients.

3. Filling: mix berries, sugar, cornstarch, nutmeg, lemon juice, and butter.

4. Pour filling mix into a baking dish.

5. Spoon dollops of the topping mix over the filling.

6. Bake for 40 minutes until the crust is golden brown.