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Las Margaritas — Seattle, WA

My husband and I are typical restaurant patrons. If a restaurant’s good, we vote with our wallets … and if a restaurant’s bad, we vote with our feet. There are faaaaaaar too many good-to-excellent restaurants close nearby for us to … Continue reading

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Secret Garden Restaurant — Lynnwood, WA

Today–the 11th of December–is our 11th wedding anniversary, so in honor of all that numerology … and, of course, in celebration of one of the most memorable days in our lives … we decided to begin our evening at our … Continue reading

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The final haul from the 2010 Food Journey! :)

I’ve finally finished the inventory of my car from my 2010 Food Journey. I broke it down into three basic categories: The Dutchman’s Store, my spice-shopping trip to Chicago, and everything else From The Dutchman’s Store in Cantril, IA, I … Continue reading

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The Dutchman’s Store — Cantril, IA

I arrived at my destination about mid-morning, and was not surprised to see lots of folks already shopping in The Dutchman’s Store. Yes, gang! My Mecca for this trip was a Mennonite-run general store, specializing in plain and simple goods. … Continue reading

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Hillbilly Willy’s — Chattanooga, TN

My sister has been a bit under the weather the last couple of days—and I’ve been traveling a LOT recently myself—so we finally pried ourselves out from under her four dogs … and left the house at the crack of … Continue reading

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I strike out North for the last time this trip … and Jenkins’ Buffet

I know I’ve been doing a lot of zig-zagging on this trip, but I am finally turning North for good this time. I left my aunt’s house near Dublin … stopped in Powder Springs to visit a wonderful friend from … Continue reading

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Old Times Buffet — Dublin, GA

OOps…posted the pics without the text When I reached my aunt’s house just outside of Dublin, GA … we weren’t in the house five minutes before we’d decided to go to eat dinner at our favorite place! Old Times Buffet … Continue reading

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Pit Stop Bar-B-Que and Grill … Tifton, GA

We stayed home for a couple of days after my daughter’s surgery to let her rest, but by the time today rolled around … we were all going a little stir-crazy. Because of that, we decided to get out of … Continue reading

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Canned Ham & Bean Soup

I’ve canned 64 pints of soups and stews in the last week … and I’m doing more today, too. Why the push? That’s easy: I have a diabetic husband who relies on me to feed him meals that are tasty, … Continue reading

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Menu potentials! Volume 1: The Common Stuff :)

Always available: Mexican Tacos: your choice of ground beef, chicken, shrimp, smoked pork, or beef steak (or a combo of more than one) …. seasoned with cumin, coriander, garlic, onion, and chili powder, nestled in soft flour tortillas and topped … Continue reading

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