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blackberry smoothie
blackberry smoothie

The obsession for blitzing just about everything in a blender is a trend that doesn't seem likely to stop any time soon. And for a good reason,...

Roasted Radishes
Roasted Radishes

Though they're available year-round radishes are at their delicious peak in spring. These juicy, pungent, and sometimes sweet little root...

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...

blackberry smoothie
Roasted Radishes
Mt. Rainier
Cedar Planked Harissa Smoked Salmon
Easter Trivia: What are the most popular Jelly Bean Flavors in America?