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It's been awhile since I've written but I've been busy with health stuff.  I've acquired another auto-immune disease. When I got...

Mt. Rainier
Mt. Rainier

We wanted to set foot on the newly finished part of the Foothills Trail in the shadow of Mt. Rainier National Park. Within 90 minutes from our home...

Cedar Planked Harissa Smoked Salmon
Cedar Planked Harissa Smoked Salmon

Some years we roast lamb, other years it's ham or pork, and occasionally a decadently unctuous prime rib roast. That's what I love about...

Easter Trivia: What are the most popular Jelly Bean Flavors in America?
Easter Trivia: What are the most popular Jelly Bean Flavors in America?

Will you think less of me if I admit to loving buttered popcorn-flavored Jelly Beans? My daughter thinks I'm gross. I'm not alone though as...

Pan-Seared Salmon with Shiitake Mushrooms and Miso Sorghum
Pan-Seared Salmon with Shiitake Mushrooms and Miso Sorghum

Sorghum just may be my favorite new grain (though technically a grass), and I'm hoping you'll fall in love with this delicious and healthy...

First We Eat Blueberry Dutch Baby
First We Eat Blueberry Dutch Baby

This scrumptious Blueberry Dutch Baby is the final featured recipe from the gorgeous new cookbook First We Eat by Eva Kosmas Flores. This beautiful...

Mt. Rainier
Cedar Planked Harissa Smoked Salmon
Easter Trivia: What are the most popular Jelly Bean Flavors in America?
Pan-Seared Salmon with Shiitake Mushrooms and Miso Sorghum
First We Eat Blueberry Dutch Baby