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BROCCOLINI & GOAT CHEESE FRITTATA

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[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=27754815 style=”metal”] Musical pairing – Easy by Rascal Flatts I’m pretty sure even those who love to cook or bake want to push the Easy Button every once in a while; it happens here in my kitchen too. Even though I have an office at home, I still have clients to service, […]

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I’M NOT DUTCH, BUT THIS BABY IS!

Musical pairing – Easy by Commodores Twitter is full of comments about life being crazy busy right now and I must confess, I find myself in the same boat.  Where are the lazy days of summer that songwriters wax poetic about ‘cuz they sure ain’t hangin’ around here – we are running from one forest […]

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4TH OF JULY WATERMELON SALAD

Musical pairing – Bang Bang by David Sanborn Well here we are, 4th of July weekend . . . also the end of the week and you’re either having guests for the holiday or you’ve been invited to someone’s party.  And you’re supposed to bring something to share . . . problem is you just […]

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SUPER QUICK, SUPER EASY ITALIAN PASTA SALAD

Musical pairing – Blue Skies by Eva Cassidy I have always turned up my nose at pasta salads because, horror of horrors, I’m not a fan of mayonnaise and most recipes are dripping with the stuff . . . and cheese . . . and bacon . . . and peas . . . and […]

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THE ICE-BURG AND SMOKY PORK BURGERS

Musical pairing – Let’s Go To The Hop by Danny & The Juniors. In my childhood town of Walla Walla, there is a little burger joint on Birch street called, ‘The Ice-burg’ that has been a fixture in that community for almost 60 years.  My mom and dad dined on those burgers and shakes as […]

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NO-RECIPE, RECIPE ASPARAGUS TART

Musical pairing – I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas . This is going to be a super quick post as this is a super quick no-recipe, recipe – and it’s delicious to boot!  My ‘Nati’ family made this for a family gathering several months back and I’ve loved it ever since.  I hope […]

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PIZZA WITH RADICCHIO, PEARS, GORGONZOLA AND WALNUTS

One of my favorite memories as a child was pizza night – which is crazy now that I think about it because my mom made it with sliced deli meat salami, black olives, canned mushrooms and shredded mozzarella cheese that she grated on a box grater – there was no such thing as pre-shredded cheese […]

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CHICKEN POT PIE

Anyone out there grow up eating frozen pot pies?  Anyone ever have a good frozen pot pie experience?  Thought so.  Frozen pies in tiny aluminum tins – Banquet, Swanson’s, store brand, didn’t matter – they all ended up with soggy bottoms (I’m not talking about those funny guys from the movie, ‘O Brother, Where Art […]

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