Monthly Archives: August 2009

Nesting and Rhubarb

No matter how old you are, the start of school signals fall. I don’t care if you’re a kid, if you have kids, or if you just drive by a school on your way to work each day-the hustle and … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

Rushing off to catch a ferry to our wi-fi free place on Whidbey Island, I missed my Wednesday round up last week. Apologies to those you caught me! I’m moving on so, here’s what I’m reading this week. I think … Continue reading

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And now for my two cents…

You know that feeling when everyone you know has hyped up the latest new restaurant, you finally get a reservation, and the night you eat there it’s just, well…ok? That’s how I’ve felt about seeing Julie and Julia. Not only … Continue reading

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Old Friends, a New Restaurant, and Leftovers

Last night I met four old friends for dinner in Seattle. We tried a relatively new place in Wallingford called Cantinetta. Three stars from the local reviews and a few friends had been there and had great meals. The space … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

Today I’m heading off on my summer vacation. Taking a couple of weeks to visit ‘home’, Seattle. Expect some posts about the eats I find! In the meantime, here’s what I’m reading today. Ever been daunted by the task of … Continue reading

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Rice Pudding

Rice pudding is one of those desserts you either love or hate. I grew up eating it and love it in any shape or form-hot, warm, cold, wet, dry, baked, boiled, etc…I’ve tried every version I can get my hands … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

The sun in finally beginning to shine in San Francisco. I guess after 11 years I should be used to this Indian summer but every year seems colder than the last. Good excuse to cook I guess! Over the recent … Continue reading

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