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Cheese platter 101

The cheese platter is the lazy host’s perfect entertainment. It looks like a million bucks, but takes mere moments to assemble. Because let’s face it, what is the point of having friends over and having to spend frantic hours in the kitchen while they are having all the fun? 121 more words

Aligote': Walla Walla style

Who knew our next new grape (check off another on the Wine Century Club list) would be so close to home?  The Miles Anderson Vineyard, part of Walla Walla CC’s  264 more words

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A smoked fish tale

Savor Cannon Beach, a multi-day wine and culinary walk, along the northern Oregon Coast was a windy, damp and cold experience.  We made it to town the day after a huge storm tore out trees, dropped power lines and swelled rivers and streams on their way to the Pacific Ocean.   835 more words

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This month’s recipe comes from Food24, a summery dish of pears poached in saffron and white wine. Sounds decadent, served with a chocolate ganache, pistachio nuts and ice cream! 149 more words


Fat Duck Inn; a gastro experience

It’s nearly three years since we moved to Walla Walla.  For most of those three we have attempted to participate in a Fat Duck Inn… 700 more words


Marzipan Apple, my current love

As we enjoyed the last few days of our Germany adventure in November we stayed in Mannheim, at the Mercure Hotel. It was a great choice for dinner that first night we arrived, too.   1,000 more words


Soup and Salad: it's for dinner

Have you had enough winter yet? I am usually pretty good about appreciating the season we are in, but this week’s below freezing mornings, hail, rain, and blah skies have me down a bit. 599 more words

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