Local Touches During Wedding Season

Local Touches During Wedding Season

If you’re between the ages of 24-30, you’re probably going from one wedding to the next this summer.  One friend of mine has eight weddings…

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Tomatillo Salsa

Tomatillo Salsa

We have more tomatillos than I know what to do with.  No joke, we have huge bowls on the counter, plus both drawers in my…

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Roasted Beets with Blue Cheese and Hazelnuts

Roasted Beets with Blue Cheese and Hazelnuts

I’m mildly obsessed with Picnic, the shop for Foodies on Phinney Ridge.  I posted about them a month (?) ago, boasting of the joyful food…

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Salsa is Summer

Salsa is Summer

Hot days, warm balmy nights, cold beers, a bottle of tequila… this is sounding like a country song, but I have a point.  Salsa. It’s…

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Cocktail Friday: Nectarine Mimosa

Cocktail Friday: Nectarine Mimosa

How does one survive a family vacation of eight adults, three kids and one cabin?  Drink. Read about the whole adventure and get the recipe…

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Garlic Pasta Sauce Taste-off

Garlic Pasta Sauce Taste-off

My personal truth is that I rarely buy pasta sauce from a jar.  It’s so easy to make from either a can of chopped tomatoes…

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Raspberry Jam Taste-Test

Raspberry Jam Taste-Test

Remember how I said I’m starting to recommend products on our shelves at work?  I’m tasting 4-5 varieties of like-items (raspberry jam, for example) and…

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"Crumble and Flake" for a Scone and Coffee

“Crumble and Flake” for a Scone and Coffee

I read about the anticipated opening of Crumble and Flake, Capitol Hill’s newest shoebox sized patisserie, in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine the other month.  I knew nothing…

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Savory Yogurt

Savory Yogurt

Has anyone been cooking lately?  I haven’t. Seattle has been hot, my condo is an absolute oven (not that I’m complaining…) and Seafair just wrapped…

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