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Easy Cocktail Meatballs

We were having friends in for dinner and I wanted an easy appetizer that didn’t take much effort on my part.  And it doesn’t get much more effortless than Easy Cocktail Meatballs. And I like the retro feel that cocktail … Continue reading

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It’s Opening Day of Crabbing!

Today, July 3rd!  It’s been posted around town and in the paper, but even if I hadn’t seen that, I would have known.  When I took my usual daily walk to the marina this morning, the trailers were lined up … Continue reading

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Spanish Almonds

I like to have these treats on hand to serve with a glass of wine or cocktails, so I make them about once a month. They don’t last long at my house. In the photo you can see that I … Continue reading

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Orange Mayonnaise

I made this quick and easy Orange Mayonnaise last night to accompany some grilled asparagus that I was serving to family and friends. It was delightful! And it was still great this afternoon when I topped some leftover fish with … Continue reading

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Free Books on Kindle!

Four of my Kindle e-books are free today and tomorrow!  Feel FREE to take a look at one, or all, of the following books. And if you are so inclined…..please leave a review.       An Easy French Dinner guides you through the … Continue reading

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Copper River Salmon, Grilled Vegetables, and Grilled Romaine Salad

We had a feast on a lovely sunny Sunday in Eastern Washington. I had everything for the vegetables and salad, but went to the local market thinking of maybe……steak, chicken breasts, or maybe a nice piece of halibut. But instead I … Continue reading

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It’s Time for the Purple Chive Flowers

I love this time of year….when the garden starts to bloom.  And right now, it’s the purple chive flowers. I use them in salads, toppings for deviled eggs, in bouquets, and in little bouquets to garnish cheese platters. How about … Continue reading

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