Penne, Corn and Peppers

Penne, Corn and Peppers

With Garlic and Basil Simple and bright, serve hot or cold for a versitle pasta creation.   Use jarred roasted peppers (from the grocery isle) and  Trader…

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Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto Adapted from Giada de Laurentiis Giada has created a lovely and classic basil pesto.  Her version calls for Parmigiano Reggiano, but I’ve used…

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Blueberry Pie by Grandma Conrad

Blueberry Pie by Grandma Conrad

Happy Sunday morning!  Today we bake. But first, a thought on weakness: Isn’t it funny the stories we tell ourselves?  “I’m not a numbers person.”…

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Did You Cook Something? Lemme Know!

Did You Cook Something? Lemme Know!

Having drinks with friends Saturday night, we were discussing blogging, statistics and audience coverage (typical…) They told me they made something from my blog, which…

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The Greek Goddess Remix

The Greek Goddess Remix

With Artichoke Hearts, Feta and Kalamata Olives This is a great deli/picnic/potluck recipe because it goes like this: saute peppers and onion, boil pasta and…

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Another Pricey Addiction

Another Pricey Addiction

This has to stop.  Artisan cheese and imported spreads, gourmet mustard and local breads.  My bank account is feeling the burn. The other night my friends, Celina and…

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Make It Sparkle

Make It Sparkle

Sparkling Water with Lemon and Sage Club soda is quite possibly one of my favorite inventions.  No calories, a blank canvas and an instant bevy upgrade. …

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The Ballard Farmers Market

The Ballard Farmers Market

Even if the weather’s terrible, it still puts me in a state of bliss. Freezing… and picking out great little apples. Learned a fun trick –…

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Touring Columbus Salame Plant

Touring Columbus Salame Plant

Photo diary touring the Columbus Salame manufacturing plant in San Francisco Pretty amazing to be in a room filled with cured pork.  Many have dreamed of this experience,…

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Rosemary Parsnips

Rosemary Parsnips

Thank you Bon Appétit, for bestowing upon us this simple and sensational dish.  I took it to the kitchen at work and made these to…

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Like Foodiewithalife on Facebook

Like Foodiewithalife on Facebook

Just set up my Foodiewithalife Facebook page!  Like me, Like me! http://www.facebook.com/#!/FoodieWithALife Also, stay up to date on Foodie adventures via twitter – Christina@foodiewithalife

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Donuts: The New Cupcake

Donuts: The New Cupcake

Our donut program at work was boring… we offered the classics, but it had a “you can get this anywhere” vibe.  This is not what I’m going for. …

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