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Indo Cafe – Seattle, WA

After our writers group meeting on Sunday, my husband and I decided to dig into our stash of Restaurant.com gift certificates for something new and interesting for an early dinner. After flipping back and forth, discussing for a bit … … Continue reading

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Easy Stuffed Pears in Pastry with Custard Sauce

Barely an hour before I found myself taking an un-planned ambulance ride, I was busily exploring Summit Trading Company in Tukwilla, WA. One of the members of one of my Yahoo canning groups (who lives south of Seattle) turned me … Continue reading

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University of Washington Medical Center Room Service

Yes, Dear Readers … I’ve been quiet for a bit here. The truth is, I’ve been having a little unexpected health fun, that–unfortunately–included a hospital stay at the University of Washington Medical Center. By the time they got me settled … Continue reading

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Using your canned goods: 10 minute chili!

It was a typical night around here: “What do you want for dinner?” “I don’t know. What do YOU want for dinner?” So I decided to see how fast I could cook a hot, filling meal. On your mark … … Continue reading

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What can you do when you have open spaces in your pressure canner?

It happens all the time. You make a batch of something, and it either doesn’t quite make enough jars to fill an entire canner. Or it makes a few over the normal canner load … so you have to run … Continue reading

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Dry Beans “Cooked in the Jar”

I know I’ve already shared “Cooked in the Jar” Ham & Bean Soup with all of you, but I wanted to take a minute this evening to talk about something that makes up a major part of that recipe … … Continue reading

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Chickpeas in Ginger Sauce :)

I shared this recipe with my friend Sheila this week. Her daughter is a vegetarian, so she’s always looking for new recipes … and I knew she’d like this one. Since she talked about it here on another post, she … Continue reading

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Reduced-Sugar, sort-of-vegetarian, “Cooked in the jar” Pork and Beans :)

How’s that for a title? A great friend–someone I met on one of my Yahoo canning groups about a year ago … who I’ve bonded with so fast I’m positive we canned together in a former life –asked recently if … Continue reading

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Adams Stew … another “Cooked in the Jar” favorite

I’m not canning Adams Stew today … but I am eating it. My husband has tomorrow (Monday) off for his New Years holiday, so–after a Sunday of errands, having brunch with friends, etc.–we’re sitting here this evening enjoying a late … Continue reading

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Po Dogs — Seattle, WA

We planned a before-the-holidays dinner with a good friend recently … and told him to pick the restaurant! We’ve found over the years we’ve known him that he runs in a totally different culinary circle than we do–often centered in … Continue reading

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