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Fresh Berry Tart

I have a confession to make. Yes,  I need to reveal this awkward, little secret, because anybody who's read both Fitzgerald and Philippa knows...

Crème Pâtissière

Crème Pâtissière (Custard Filling) Recipe Type: Dessert Author: Adapted from Julia Child Ingredients 1 cup sugar 5 egg yolks 1/2 cup flour 2 cups boiling milk 1 tablespoon butter 1 1/2 tablespoons vanilla...

Julia Child’s Pie Crust (Páte Brisée Sucrée)

Julia Child's Pie Crust (Páte Brisée Sucrée) Author: Adapted from Julia Child For one 8-9 inch pastry shell. Ingredients 1 1/3 cups flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 8 tablespoons...

Salmon with Mustard Dill Sauce

Despite having salmon EVERY SINGLE MEAL in Port Townsend, I came back home craving it. Luckily our family was happy to indulge me. Rewind several...

In A Nutshell: Port Townsend, Washington

View Larger Map What to Do: Walk on the beach, i.e. go north from the marina to Chetzemoka Park; grab a cup at Velocity Coffee...

Salmon, Salmon and the Port Townsend Farmers Market

Salmon is EVERYWHERE in Port Townsend. You see it in the ocean, on the menus, even on the street. Because at home we usually buy...

Fresh Apricot Pie

  It's apricot season! That means our love affair with with the fruit comes Stateside. Here's a version with only the simplest ingredients, basically fresh...

Port Townsend, Washington

Our Book Club (yes, that's it's name, just Book Club) has been together since 1986- 27 years. Our numbers have dwindled from 13 to...

Coconut Bread Pudding

Oh my, we loved our dinner at Jacques-Imo's! Maybe because the restaurant is far from the Quarter and you don't feel like a tourist. Or...

Road Trip to New Orleans and a Shrimp Po Boy

Every year we used to pile in the car at 6 a.m. on a July morning, slip in the Willie Nelson CD (On the...

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