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Asian Smoked Salmon Spread

An Asian-inspired Twist to Salmon Dip. You would think that being married to an avid fly fisherman I would always have a supply of fresh fish at home. Mr. Darcy, however, is catch and release man. He mainly fishes for steelhead and … Continue reading

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Orange Wednesday: A Foodie’s Black Friday

Respect The Bird Who has time to think about holiday gift shopping when the best shopping day of all is here?  What I like to call Orange Wednesday.  Orange Wednesday is a foodie’s Black Friday.  I have my list, I … Continue reading

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Recipe Organization

For years I’ve been fascinated with cookbooks.  While I’ve moved to a Kindle for my everyday book reading , I prefer to have hard copy cookbooks and have been collecting them for years.  I love leafing through them as though … Continue reading

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My Take on Apricot Mazurka Bars

Buttery Oats & Brown Sugar Fruity Goodness at its Best! Earlier this year I visited my sister and her husband at their home in Eastern Washington and upon my departure they loaded my car up with some delicious bounty from … Continue reading

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Roasted Butternut Squash with Goat Cheese, Pine Nuts & Fried Sage Leaves

An Autumn Savory Side Dish. I just got back from an eight-day work trip.  When I left Seattle it was Summer and when I returned it was Fall.  Leaves on a few trees are beginning to change color and nights are … Continue reading

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Jamaica White Wine Sangria

A Taste of Mexico:  Dried Hibiscus Sangria with Viognier, Cherries & Nectarines. Last year we vacationed in Cozumel, Mexico with three other couples, staying in a beachside house on the Western shore of the island not far from town.  In … Continue reading

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Quinoa Salad with Dried Cranberries & Avocado

Easy Entertaining:  Make-ahead Salad. Back in May I attended the BlogHer Food conference.  Besides chatting about food non-stop for three days with other food bloggers, a fun part of the event was talking with the sponsors and trying various samples of their … Continue reading

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