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October Cook the Books! Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking Review and Wrap-up!

Fact: I had to leave the house on Tuesday to write and post our November Cook the Books selection because I can’t focus on much of anything.  My decision-making ability of late is also questionable. For example, instead of heading over to … Continue reading

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Cook the Books! November: The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook

November Cook the Books is from local restaurateur and bakery owner, Tom Douglas.  The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook.  I have high hopes for the cookbook because of 2 items: Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies and Coconut Cream Pie. The cookies are worth … Continue reading

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October Mid-Month Meanderings III

I don’t know about you, but I always welcome the end of summer garden chores and food preservation.  Saying farewell to the general busyness of keeping up with it all feels like a relief. Sure, I’m sad to say goodbye … Continue reading

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Seattle: Food and Yard Waste 101

The City of Seattle is committed to Zero Waste.  Part of the implementation for the expressed goals  include advanced curbside recycling and yard/food waste.  If you are anything like me, this means you sometimes get overwhelmed at the site of … Continue reading

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On Writing: a Daughter, a Chicken, and an Egg.

Recently I took a class at The Pantry on Food Writing with Sara Dickerman. I am not a food writer and I don’t write directly about food per se.  But I enjoy writing and write about things related to food so I thought … Continue reading

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