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Watermelon Gazpacho

There are  all kinds  and flavors of  gazpachos, the cold soup traditionally made with tomatoes. With the popularity of seedless watermelon, making the soup with the sweet melon, just got easier. Like all cold soups, this one tastes better if  … Continue reading

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Roasted Chestnut Soup

Look for shelled chestnuts at a specialty food store or Asian market. It is SO much easier to make this seasonal soup when you do not roast then crack open the nuts yourself.

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Inkaterra Quinoa Chowder

Cooked shrimp is a popular substitute for poached egg in this chowder. We’ve used Indian turmeric in place of the Peruvian native spice called palillo. It’s similar to palillo and also more readily available at your supermarket stateside. The cheese … Continue reading

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Easiest Beef Stew

Ages ago I enrolled in cooking classes. The teacher was a well-known author and culinary teacher, Maurice Moore-Beatty with many cookbooks to his name. He enjoyed entertaining but with ease. This stew is similar to one that he showed us … Continue reading

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Harvest Pork and Cider Stew

3 tablespoons flour 1-1/2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, minced, or 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed

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The Other Gazpacho——Salmorejo

by Jan My husband and I recently returned from a cycling trip to Southern Spain. It was a perfect time to go; in early November the weather is still warm and wonderful on this Andalusia plain. We have never gone … Continue reading

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GadgetGals Gift Pick

Favorite Tool from a Northwest Wine Country Dining Institution On a recent visit to Seattle, Jan dined at the highly acclaimed, four-star The Herbfarm restaurant. The Seattle Times calls it, “an unparalleled dining experience.” Reservations for this 21-year-old Northwest institution … Continue reading

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