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Grilled Chicken with Fresh Fig Salsita

This is one of those meals that is so simple yet so good, that you can’t believe you didn’t make it before or that you don’t have it for dinner a few nights per week. It’s from The New Spanish Table and I promise, the next few posts WILL NOT be from that cookbook. […]

Spanish Paella for a Crowd

I combined a couple of recipes here — one of the Paella recipes in the (awesome) New Spanish Table cookbook, a paella recipe from Tyler Florence and I also used the meat I wanted to — chicken thighs, chorizo and shrimp, rather than the exact ones in either recipe. You could throw all manner […]

Pictures from Roslyn

Mostly all pictures from our trip to Roslyn, WA. We stayed at Huckleberry House, right near downtown. We were in the Cicely Suite. Breakfast was delicious — smoked salmon and vegetable egg scramble, pepper-honey bacon, huckleberry pancakes and fruit. If you are looking for a place to stay in Roslyn, this was very nice. […]

Cooking from Northern Exposure (Part I)

Okay, here is where I admit my love of Northern Exposure, at least until that other doctor came to town and Joel moved into the woods or whatever the hell that was. And, do you believe it — Portland is only a 4.5 4 hour drive from Roslyn, WA, where Northern Exposure was filmed?! […]

Hello Fall: Green Lentil & Sausage Soup

It was Fall here in Portland…for about a weekend. Really! It was cold and we had a high of only 60 degrees F and quite honestly I loved it. Now, we are back to the sunny and the 80’s nonsense but when it was nice and Fall-like, I made this soup. It was delicious!