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The farmland outside Hillsboro, Oregon is verdant, lush, and picturesque. We visited a you-pick peach orchard an hour or two after sunrise to gather the last ripe peaches of the season.
It’s hatch chile season! We first had these in New Mexico, roasted up in a grocery store parking lot. I bbq’d these on the grill. An experiment that turned out deliciously. Roll the chiles in olive oil and grill them … Continue reading
When the weather turns rainy, the smell of pot pie makes your house smell so cozy. And this is borderline fall. Start the way so many good things start: 2 carrots, 2 celery, an onion, half a russet potato, and … Continue reading
At lunchtime, why spend money buying food that makes you plump? This crockpot chili is easy to make on a Sunday afternoon. Then, just add it to tupperware Sunday night, and you have healthy, delicious lunches for the week.
Every brunch is better when enjoyed with a leisurely read of a newspaper. Our newspaper? The New York Times. An added bonus? Brunch al fresco, on the patio, listening to the bees in the rosemary, sitting out under the blue … Continue reading
This braised chicken thigh dish is from the Thomas Keller cookbook called ad hoc at Home. (LOVE that book.) The combination of green olives, lemon and onions is irresistible.
We’ve been eating garden vegetables. A LOT of garden vegetables. Sometimes a person should take a break from all that roughage. Pizza is good for that. Also, when the Seattle summertime temps soar into the high 68’s, it’s nice to … Continue reading