Monthly Archives: July 2011

A little recipe advice and scrumptiousness

This weekend I was experimenting with my hoard of raspberries and I noticed I was using two different techniques to add flavor to the jam. The first jam I made was Raspberry with Theo Chocolate. I used my favorite raspberry … Continue reading

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Small world and the Farmers Market

So  on Sunday, I was at the Mercer Island Farmers Market, on a slightly rainy day. I had two berry vendors to choose from — Hayton was one option, I like their stuff but I chose some from Skagit Sun … Continue reading

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Serindipity, or wait and you’ll get what you want.

So last Friday I was using my lunch hour to make calls trying to find pie or sour cherries. Washington grows great cherries — large luscious, sweet Bings, Chelans, Rainiers — but they aren’t the same as a sour pie … Continue reading

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B & B means basil and balsamic

I had fun in the kitchen on Monday, in celebration of a wealth of strawberries. First, a customer asked if I had ever made strawberry jam with chocolate mint. Being the smart mouth that I am, I replied that I would … Continue reading

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