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Adjust for Elevation, and more: Chutneys!

By this point, chutney should be easy … right Chutney is a spread normally made of either fruits or vegetables–or a combo of both–with vinegar included in the mix … that’s then jelled like a fruit butter or preserve. The … Continue reading

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Happy New Year … Zingerman’s … and Muffaletta!

First and foremost: Happy 2011 to all my Dear Readers! May your New Year be filled with lots of delicious food journeys of your very own! We decided–pretty much as always–to stay home for New Years Eve. We both did … 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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Cinebarre — Mountlake Terrace, WA

My cute husband and I enjoy the Harry Potter movies, so–in honor of the release of the next-to-last installment of the series–we decided to combine dinner and a movie last night … all in one location We were big fans … Continue reading

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Talkin’ turkey soup base :)

Thanks to another fabulous WinCo purchase this week–a 22.5 pound turkey I bought for $5.85 ($0.26/lb with a $50 purchase)–I dragged out one of my big pressure canners … and went on a quest for the perfect turkey soup base … Continue reading

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Wanted: Pepper Spies!

I found these imposters at my local produce stand. They were simply hanging around the tomato bin with all the other red and globular fruits, like they were waiting on me to bring Duke’s mayonnaise and bacon home, too. I … 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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