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Kasbah Moroccan Restaurant, Seattle, WA

A restaurant review follows, but–first–something that expands the review I’ll be up-front about this: I’ve been looking forward to using the Groupon I bought for Kasbah Moroccan Restaurant a lot more than my husband has. We’re both food adventurers, but … Continue reading

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Pandan-flavored Cereal Bars

I know, I know … what-the-heck is she eating now? Why, it’s Pandan-flavor Cereal Snack! I know, the name doesn’t help much … does it? Let’s break it down, shall we? First, Pandan (aka: screwpine) is an herb/flavorant that’s as … Continue reading

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Don’t buy the Ball Home Canning Discovery Kit! :(

Again today, I heard of someone who’d bought the Ball Home Canning Discovery Kit, aka: Ball Small Batch Canning Kit. It made me cringe when she said it, because–in my personal opinion–that’s one of the biggest wastes of money in … Continue reading

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Adjust for Elevation, and more: fruit and fruit products!

What I mean by fruit and fruit products is: whole fruits, halves, quarters, other assorted size/shape fruit pieces, canned in either water, syrup or juice. fruit juice relatively un-cooked fruit purees (since cooked fruit purees tend to end up being … Continue reading

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Adjust for Elevation? First, the basics.

What do I mean when I say that you should adjust your recipe for elevation? Most canning recipes are formulated by/written for people living at/near sea level … because–quite simply–a large percentage of the people on this planet live below … Continue reading

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Sampling cheese with the ladies :)

One of my closest friends here is originally from England, and–through her–I’ve been learning a lot more about traditional English cuisine in various areas … including their traditional cheeses Let me say up front … I’m a total cheese-hound! In … Continue reading

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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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New Leaf Cafe – Orcas Island, WA

On our last full day on Orcas, we made reservations for an early dinner at one of the nicer restaurants on the island: the New Leaf Café The New Leaf Café is part of the Outlook Inn, strategically located in … Continue reading

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Kugel? I didn’t know you liked KUGEL?!?!

That was my friend’s response when I told the story of Goldberg’s Deli. She couldn’t believe I liked it … … but the thought definitely inspired her! Guess what she made the next time we got together? Oh my!!! Goldberg’s … Continue reading

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Bubble drinks!

I have a new addiction! It’s true, Dear Readers … since my visit to iSandwich recently–where I had that delicious passion-fruit smoothie … I’ve become a total tapioca and jelly bubble drink junkie! Collectively, you find bubble drinks marketed under … Continue reading

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