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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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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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Making meaty beef-mushroom stock :)

At WinCo this weekend, they had these great bags of beef “knuckle bones” on sale for $1.08/lb … and these beautiful slices of ox tail for $1.89/lb. I had visions of beef-mushroom stock instantly I bought two big pieces of … Continue reading

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Baking my first pot pie from the first beef pot pie experiment

I decided tonight it was time to try the canned beef pot pies I made earlier in the week. I designed them to be quick and easy … and tonight was their chance to prove it to me! I grabbed … Continue reading

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Beth’s — Seattle, WA

The disclaimer at the bottom of the menu at Beth’s Cafe says it all! Please note that eating any raw and/or undercooked foods, playing in traffic, or running with scissors can make you not feel very good. Part greasy spoon, … Continue reading

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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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Beef Stew, my first canned savory project thickened with Clear Jel® :)

I went roaming through the meat section of the new WinCo recently, and located their reduced for quick sale section. All good canners–especially those interested in saving pennies–should know where that section is in every grocery store they frequent. They … Continue reading

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Silver Dragon Chinese — Everett, WA

My husband finally went back to work today for the first time since his surgery on Sept. 27th, and I got him to ride along with me on a couple of errands once I picked him up. Among other things, … Continue reading

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Yellowstone Mine — Gardiner, MT

The city of Gardiner, Montana sits just outside of the north entrance to the park, a sleepy little tourist town (this late in the season, at least) with more combo bar/restaurants than straight restaurants. After my wonderful day in the … Continue reading

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