Monthly Archives: March 2013

Yellow Pods and White Puffs

This photo was taken on a walk in downtown Sequim, Washington in 2006, in a semi-vacant lot.

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Roast Beef and White Cheddar on Rye, with plenty of Grey Poupon

Ever since the hunk o’ cow came out of the roaster, DH has been hankerin’ for a sandwich of roast beef and slow-grilled onions, with White Cheddar on Rye, and plenty of mustard. He finally got his wish.

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A Study in Green and Yellow

DH has been eagerly anticipating this bowl of beef, barley and mushroom soup – one of his favorites. I don’t make it often, mostly because I don’t think of it, not because I don’t like it. There are so many … Continue reading

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A New Way to BBQ

When we bought this house – almost three years ago – it came with an enormous, black BBQ gizmo, with a grate large enough to cook enough meat for a party of twelve or so. We don’t BBQ outside, not … Continue reading

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Protein Hit

Avocado, generously doused with lemon or lime juice, a bit of Tony ChacherĂ©’s Cajun Seasoning, on toasted homemade bread = heaven on a plate. Add another bit of bread with some pepper cheese and a thick, juicy tomato slice, and … Continue reading

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The Buckhorn Restaurant – Silver City, New Mexico

No, this isn’t a sepia print. It looks just like that! AND it is a going concern. There is a menu posted in the window, and when I read it, I presumed it was fairly current because desserts were all … Continue reading

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The Aftermath

On Friday, we had two friends over for lunch. As usual, I made a lot of food. The good part is that we will have plenty of easy meals for a while. Tonight’s easy meal is shown above. I steamed … Continue reading

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Frozen Lemons

A friend (waving to Carol) sent the tip that using a microplane to scrape tiny bits of a whole frozen lemon onto one’s food provides all manner of goodness, so we tried it. YES! It is WON-derful! Has anyone else … Continue reading

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The Chocolate Within

This is Gary heading into the inner sanctum of a chocolate specialty shop in Poulsbo, Washington. According to signs I read, there was a misspelling along the way somewhere, and the town’s name is pronounced “Pauls-Bow”. Don’t rub your eyes … Continue reading

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What Kind of Hawk is This?

Talk about excitement! Earlier today I caught a glimpse of the underside of wings, really BIG wings, going by and up over the top of our house. They looked white and the wingspread so big that I thought it must … Continue reading

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French Toast – In Three Acts

Act 1 Naked – Just as it comes out of the pan. Act 2 Choose the toppings. Act 3 Ready to eat.

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Split Pea Soup

Although we are not vegetarians, I’m trying to use less meat and dairy products in our everyday eating, and did pretty well with this lunch. There are shreds of sausage lurking about in there, but mostly the soup is just … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Enchiladas (His ‘n’ Hers)

This is DH’s choice of presentation – traditional. Inside were refried beans and homemade filling made with ground meat and shakes of herbs and spices out of Mama Judie’s Secret Cache of Ingredients. The cheese on top always looks like … Continue reading

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