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Foodie Tip of the Day
Watch my quick video to discover 4 ingredients that HAVE to be in your kitchen right now! Looking for inspiration?  Here’s
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Stone Fruit and Burrata
An unexpected appetizer or casual salad to “Wow!” your guests. Compliment berries and stone fruit with creamy, decadent Burrata.  Peaches,
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Asparagus with Pesto and Grilled Shrimp
Inspiration for this dish came from a recent trip to Brooklyn. We arrived late on a Thursday evening and wandered
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How to make Bialetti Moka espresso
I lived in Italy for two months during a summer in college.  We had this no-frills apartment in Florence with
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Apricots Now In Season
  What should you be eating right now??! Apricots.  They are ripe for the pickin’ and the first sign that
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Spanish Tuna Salad on Endive
Almost immediately upon returning to Seattle from my 4-month stint in Los Angeles, I invited eighteen of my closest friends
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Smoked Trout Mousse
We went to Tilth the other night and had these little buckwheat rounds topped with smoked mousse of white fish.
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Manchego, Jamon and Fig Jam Toasts
There is nothing I love more than simple party food! I had an impromptu tapas dinner party on Saturday night
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Prosciutto Truffled Oysters
Every year, my foodie friend, Amanda Daninger, organizes an unofficial Oyster Fest at San Buenaventura State Park in Ventura, CA.  This
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Harissa Yogurt with Tangy Carrots
Hello Foodies! I’m freshly back on the scene in Seattle and missing FWAL terribly.  After a road trip from Los
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Garbanzo Beans with Olive Oil and Truffle Salt
This salad takes literally minutes to prepare.  The only caveat is that truffle salt is the real star here – visit
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4 ways to spice up the kitchen
Are you the person who religiously reaches for hot sauce at breakfast or adds red pepper flakes to everything?  For
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Kokopelli: Warning, your mouth may water
  Hey Foodies!   There’s a new taco in Tijuana that is topping my “Eat This” list! My friend Serghio
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Out Of The Kitchen: Purse Rescue
Good morning foodies!  Today I bring you a leather solution that isn’t foodie related, but it is “…with a life” relevant.
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Photo Tour: The Hollywood Farmers Market
Last Sunday, my new friend Mandy took me on a foodie-field-trip through the Hollywood farmers market.  With dry cappuccinos in
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