Daily Archives: August 29, 2010

Pear and Tabasco Pepper Relish :)

Ever make something interesting … and then it gets buried in the back of your pantry where you forget about it completely? Well, that had apparently happened to us … but we resolved it today! You see, last year–right about … Continue reading

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Cafe Ladro — Seattle, WA

I surprised my cute hubby this past Friday night with an anniversary celebration for us. You see, twelve years ago (give or take a few days) we met–in all places–online. We then met face-to-face a mere 27 days later, despite … Continue reading

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Canned Shelled Boiled Peanuts :)

I probably just made a few Southerners faint with that title It’s true, gang! You can put up jars of boiled peanuts without the shell! And, bonus points, they’re amazingly easy to do … and they cook in the jar! … Continue reading

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Tempero do Brasil — Seattle, WA

We decided this evening to explore another previously-unknown restaurant, courtesy of the batch of www.restaurant.com gift certificates I’d purchased earlier in the year. We thumbed through our dwindling stash (I need to go buy more!) and settled on a Brazilian … Continue reading

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Chen’s Village — Seattle, WA

I had my husband’s van for the day last Monday so a friend and I could go thrift store shopping. When I picked him up at the end of the day and, of course–as soon as we caught ourselves up … Continue reading

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Let’s make a smoker … out of a flower pot?

I got a request from Bob in FL, who wanted to know more about the funky little flower pot smoker I used to smoke my Buckboard Bacon. The answers he needed–like many things I discuss here–weren’t really going to make … Continue reading

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Buckboard Bacon :)

(note, this is one of the posts that didn’t come through on my export/import … so the comments from the original post will appear at the end of this post … rather than in the normal comments section) I wasn’t … Continue reading

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