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Dairy-free sweet potato and collard green soup with bell pepper, mango, basil salad

January 17, 2012



I’m always looking for ways to cut out unnecessary carbs and dairy without sacrificing flavor and texture. Not that I don’t enjoy a large bowl of mac and cheese on a regular basis! But during my knife class [see Cooking Confusion: Knife Skills] the other day our chopped goods were used to make a salad […]

Posted in: Homegrown

Cooking 101: Knife skills

January 16, 2012



Pretty much everyone sets some sort of new years resolution. Don’t lie, you know you did it too. And yes, it still counts as a resolution no matter what you call it. Anyways, one of my resolutions for 2012 was to widen my knowledge base of general cooking techniques. I was mildly intimidated, so I […]

Posted in: Cooking Confusion

An evening with walruses

January 13, 2012


Virginica, Olympia, Kumamoto, Shigoku, and Pacifics

If I told you that I paid to spend the night on a beach in Washington… in January… just to eat oysters, you might think I was crazy. But when I heard about the Walrus and the Carpenter nighttime picnic, I didn’t think twice about buying tickets for my husband. And on Christmas day when […]

Posted in: Dining Out

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