Author Archives: Carol

Surf & Turf, Spanish Style

Next time I go to Spain I’ll be sure to take my fine swine t-shirt with me. It just might get me some freebies! I’m currently¬†reading John Barlow’s Everything But the Squeal, in which he details his¬†year spent eating every … Continue reading

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green almonds in the last place I’d expect to find them…

During my 18+ years living in Los Angeles I searched unsuccessfully for the delicacy that is the green almond. One of those items only in-the-know locals are hip to, they eluded me each time I’d check the farmers’ markets in … Continue reading

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…the beets go on…

A bunch of red and gold beets are as pretty as any bouquet! The beet is a muchly-maligned vegetable, and I’m not really sure why. Maybe it’s the earthiness. If that were the case though, why not bag on turnips, … Continue reading

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Hello Seattle!

A glorious tulip gifted by an anonymous fellow at the U-District Farmers’ Market on Valentine’s weekend Greetings from our new home….Seattle. Himself and I have been here just over a month, our days a jumble of unpacking, wondering which boxes … Continue reading

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Think Outside the Shell

  Escargots + Risotto = Escargotto (cute, eh?!) I have nothing against eating escargots out of their adorable little shells or from one of those almost as adorable little ceramic dishes made for that sole purpose, but it’s easy to … Continue reading

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