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Irish Coffee Cookies

Irish Coffee Cookies and a Winter Giveaway! Today, January 25th, is National Irish Coffee Day.  Who knew?  Well in honor or this grand distinction, I bring you a recipe for Irish Coffee Cookies and a Winter Giveaway! As you probably know … Continue reading

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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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Lemon-Sage Shortbread Cookies

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. Back in October, somewhere on this World Wide Web I stumbled upon a link to The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap and thought what a great idea it was.  I wasn’t the only one … 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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Broccolini & Leek Hummus

A Delicious Twist on an Old Favorite. When entertaining it’s always good to have a few stand-by appetizers in your repitore.  Ones you can always count to be easy to prepare, that stand up well on a buffet or during cocktail … Continue reading

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Sour Cherry Granita

A Sweet & Sour Dessert. Last weekend I spent a wonderful time visiting with my sister and her husband in Eastern Washington. Our parents were there too so it was a great family get together, and we were only missing … 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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