Iced Chocolate Espresso

Iced Chocolate Espresso

I brew Bialetti Espresso religiously every morning.  I make a few shots to-go, drinking it on my way to the gym or yoga in the…

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It's Bloody Mary Season

It’s Bloody Mary Season

After hours spent pickling beans, asparagus, carrots and jalapeños, the time has arrived.  It’s Bloody Mary Season.  Football tailgating just got better, regardless of which team…

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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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Bare-Your-Bum Sexy Solstice Cooler

Bare-Your-Bum Sexy Solstice Cooler

Every month you can find me at A Passionate Plate (.com) with a fun, easy and strong cocktail to compliment your Friday plans.  Weather you’re…

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Holy Margarita And Slap Shots!

Holy Margarita And Slap Shots!

The Best Margarita You’ve Ever Had What is it about warm weather that makes me want (need!) a margarita? Maybe it’s a flashback to college…

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Peach Rhubarb Sangria

Peach Rhubarb Sangria

A couple years ago I went on a trip to Uruguay with my friend Lindsay and a few of her friends from New York.  Born…

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Thank You James!

Thank You James!

Foodie With A Life Welcomes James Kirschner (James and I waiting to meet Amanda Hesser; yes, he really is that tall.) Bastille, a French restaurant in Ballard…

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Rosemary Lemonade

Rosemary Lemonade

Guest Post by James Kirschner Here’s the skinny on the not-so-skinny recipe. Feel free to fashion it to your fancy! The key here is to…

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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 Greyhound

The Greyhound

A Love Story On our first date, Eddie took me for an after dinner drink to the Tin Hat, home to the best Greyhound I’ve ever had. …

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Best Coffee in Seattle: Monorail Espresso

Best Coffee in Seattle: Monorail Espresso

I said it.  The espresso is wonderfully rich, earthy, sweet, and made perfectly.  Monorail Espresso is a walk-up window on 5th & Pike, next to the…

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Fresh Herb Water

Fresh Herb Water

I visited a friend in Santa Monica this spring and we went to the local Sunday market.  We both got breakfast at a booth serving…

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