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Easter Egg Salad

It’s Easter and your fridge is filled with 3 dozen beautifully dyed hard-boiled eggs.  Now what?  May I offer a suggestion? Spanish Egg Salad I love egg salad, it’s simple, inexpensive and very versatile.  You can add lots of things … Continue reading

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Fall Festivities

Happy October everyone!  I sort of intentionally and sort of unintentionally took September off from blogging.  A new month means a fresh start and it is the start of my favorite season. So to kick things off and celebrate the … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Two Ways

On our recent trip the Washington we stayed in a lovely beach cabin.  Our first night there I made baked salmon with herbs and mashed butternut squash.  My sister Emily loved the meal so when I came home I remade … Continue reading

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Ice Cream without an Ice Cream Maker + Lavender

On our recent trip to the Pacific Northwest one of my favorite stops was in Sequim, Washington.  Sequim, pronounced Squim, is the lavender capital of North America.  We just made a quick stop in the town as we drove around … Continue reading

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Grilled Cheese and Gerber Sandwiches

There is nothing groundbreaking about a grilled cheese sandwich.  Sometimes, however, a good grilled cheese is the perfect meal, snack or pick-me up.  One of my favorite comfort foods, the grilled cheese is versatile easily transitioning from elegant to everyday … Continue reading

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Celebration Worthy Hot Weather Cocktails

In honor of my cousin Sandy’s wedding, which is taking place today, I give you a trio of summer cocktails.  These are a breeze to mix up and delicious to sip.  When in doubt, however, my drink of choice is … Continue reading

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Pasta con Broccoli (and mushrooms and pine nuts and sage)

We spend a lot of time at my Uncle Tim and Aunt Michelle’s house.  My Aunt Michelle would often welcome us over with one of my favorite dishes, Pasta Con Broccoli.  It was delicious and I always got so excited … Continue reading

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