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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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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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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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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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