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Peanut Soba Noodle Salad

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 There’s something about air travel that makes me hungry – I’m very sure that it’s because I’m bored, but I’m never more excited/anxious for a snack as I am when I’m 35,000 feet in the air. Since airplanes invariably have … Continue reading

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Dukkah

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To finish out the month of cultural cuisine I had to share with all of you a wonderful discovery I made recently thanks to my Whole30 Cookbook.  There are many tasty recipes in this book but next to the Beef … Continue reading

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Shrimp Wonton Soup

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 I spent much of my adolescence being moody; I’m sure it was mostly hormonal, and I’m even more certain that there was about 5-8 years where I wasn’t much fun to be around. I wore a lot of black with some … Continue reading

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Iceland Air Gourmet Salad

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 I was fortunate enough to travel in France in October, and after nearly two weeks of butter, pastries, and coffee, we hauled ourself on a discount flight back to Seattle on Iceland Airlines. The flight was very inexpensive – for … Continue reading

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Planked Salmon Deliciousness

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For the past six months I have been buying wonderfully flavored salmon frozen on cedar planks.  My grocery store carries Cedar Bay Cedar Planked Salmon in three flavors (yes, I’ve tried them all) and they quite frequently go on sale.  They make … Continue reading

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El Verde Bowl

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Strudel and I decided to do something a little different for December.  In years past, during this month you’d see us post our favorite holiday recipes, like that which brought us together, Chocolate Babka or Cheesy Flaky Rolls.  This December … Continue reading

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Roasted Veggies

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The other day I was mulling over what exactly I do in the kitchen, and decided to break down, by percentage, my time per task. Here’s what I came up with: 30% washing dishes 20% chopping 15% stirring 10% fretting if … Continue reading

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Nicoise Salad with (my favorite) Lemon, Ginger & Sesame Dressing

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   Many years back – when Brandon and I still lived in Denver – we flew to Washington for the holidays. We met up with Brandon’s sister, Brianna, at the airport (she’d just flown in from Texas) and together we rented … Continue reading

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Yak and Zoodles

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Strudel and I decided “go-to” meals would be fun this month.  When I think of “go-to” meals I think of simple.  I spend part of my Sundays prepping food for the week, this way when I come home from work … Continue reading

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Dakota Bread

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     I was home sick for a few days last week, so in-between feeling sorry for myself, gleefully watching all the terrible TV I never get to see because I’m at work (The View, The Chew, Live with whoever, etc.), … Continue reading

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