May 30, 2008
Between 1852 and 1870 France experienced an economic boom called the Second Empire, a time in...
May 29, 2008
Let me preface this by saying I mean no disrespect, but Barnaby has this hilarious cookbook called...
May 28, 2008
Doesn't that sound wonderfully pretentious?!? Well that is what I was offered at a restaurant in...
May 27, 2008
When we heard that drastic cuts in wild chinook salmon fishing were being taken I admit I freaked...
May 25, 2008
This year several U.S. states and Canada suspended salmon fishing and are having major trade talks...
May 23, 2008
If you love sushi as much as we do, but have never tried making it at home, you should. It's...
May 22, 2008
As part of our ongoing mission to share interesting facts, knowledge and people from the world of...
May 21, 2008
I'm not a scientist. By any means. But today I'm quite confident that I've discovered something...
May 20, 2008
I don't like chicken liver. Not at all. But when cooked up with sinful ingredients such as Cognac...
May 19, 2008
Our regular readers have gotten used to a steady stream of photos and commentary on cooking, dining...
May 17, 2008
We've suddenly gotten a nice little heat wave here in Seattle. We went from the mid-sixties to the...
May 15, 2008
When the weather starts to heat up nothing is better than nice, cold cucumbers. So mild, crisp...
May 14, 2008
Oh, wasabi...let me count the ways I love you. In the spring when my sinuses are blocked from...
May 12, 2008
I love oysters on the half shell, but if they're too big and briny they can kinda make me gag. But...
May 11, 2008
I love BBQ...chicken, steaks, burgers, chops, shrimp, you name it, but my favorite is barbecued...
May 10, 2008
I have a bit of Irish running through my blood so genetically I love potatoes. Baked, gratin,...
May 9, 2008
There's never a bad time for a roasted chicken. Especially when the weather is still a bit crisp,...
May 8, 2008
Brining, the soaking of meat for many hours or days, was traditionally a method for preserving...
May 7, 2008
What a delight to discover something new at the market! The other day Barnaby went down to...
May 5, 2008
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Did you know that most Mexicans do not celebrate Cinco de Mayo? Unless you're from the Mexican...

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