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Soprano’s Pizza and Pasta — Seattle, WA

Sunday, we decided to start celebrating our Valentine’s Day early with a movie and then dinner out. After a 3-D showing of The Green Hornet (it was okay. I expected it to be a silly romp filled with kung-fu and … Continue reading

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Talking about Spaghetti on one of my canning groups…

… made me head for the pantry … and a jar of spaghetti sauce I’d put up earlier in the year. We made some pasta, cracked it open, and fixed your basic spaghetti stew bowl … one of our favorite … Continue reading

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Old Village Korean — Shoreline, WA

We decided recently to re-try some of the restaurants close to us, places we tried and/or simply dismissed when we first moved here nearly eight years ago. As I said in my review of Las Margaritas, sometimes places change over … 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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The Silo — Lake Bluff, IL

Dad and I decided to go have lunch with our friend Susan today. She’s a wonderful lady and friend–who also just happens to be married to Dad’s cardiologist, too–so I was delighted at the chance to see her, and to … Continue reading

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Saluto’s Italian Restaurant — Gurnee, IL

Just like when I go down South, when I go visit my father-in-law … there are some local restaurants in the greater Chicago area that I absolutely MUST visit. As I said, Quonset Hut is definitely one of them … … 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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