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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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Adjust for Elevation, and more: tomatoes!

When it comes to canning tomatoes and tomato-based products, it gets a little trickier. Modern rules set forth by the NCHFP use acid in most tomato-based recipes … with the exception of their age-old recipe for tomato paste. That turn … 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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Best 1 Teriyaki — Everett, WA

Later in the evening, after we’d finished our bubble drinks, we decided to get take-out from a local place my friends had been bragging on for months: Best 1 Teriyaki. I wasn’t able to find a website for them, but … Continue reading

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iSandwich, Shoreline WA

We’ve had so many other things on our plate this week that cooking at home has pretty much been a luxury, rather than the norm. We’ve eaten out more than we usually do–by a long-shot–so that old “What do you … Continue reading

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Barlee’s Restaurant, Edmonds WA

My husband and I were looking for a place to grab brunch yesterday morning, and decided to stop at a place that we’ve been once before … Barlee’s Restaurant. We enjoyed it that one time, too … but–thanks to their … 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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Easy Homemade English Muffins

I’d been promising to make English Muffins for the ladies for a while now, so I decided to do it earlier in the week. I dragged a huge bag of equipment over there, took pictures and everything … but everything … Continue reading

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