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Short cake for grownups

When I was a kid, my mom always ruined strawberries by getting them home, slicing them up and then adding sugar. Only when I was an adult did I learn that the fancy french word for this is ‘macerating’ and … 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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Why I love the Farmers Market

As I was cooking up a half-dozen 1/2 flats of strawberries yesterday I thought about how much I enjoyed my weekend at the various farmer’s markets I attended. It all started at the Bellevue Farmer’s market when  red pickup pulled  in and said … Continue reading

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Pray for Berries

When I was younger, and more of skier, I used to see bumper stickers with “pray for snow’ and even younger I did a lot of sailing and I’d pray for wind. At this time of year in Seattle I … Continue reading

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Strawberries vs. Blueberries

Of all the things to do naked, bicycling is far down on my list. Continue reading

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