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Grilled Calabacitas

New Mexican food tends to be hearty- lots of chiles, cheese, frijoles and posole. After a few days in Santa Fe, though, you have...

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...

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...

Midsummer at Home

Midsummer at home in Texas means the Fourth of July, neighborhood parades and fresh peaches from the Farmers Market. And that, of course, means...

John’s Salsa Verde

Sometimes after a long vacation or semester at school, we don't drive straight home from the airport. We can't stand it even one more...

Andrea’s Authentic Ziziki

Don't get me wrong. I love my family dearly. Wouldn't trade any of them for a million dollars. But, BUT.. a tiny part of...

Avocado Creme Brulee

How did you enjoy your first avocado? In guacamole or chopped up in a salad? Or maybe like me, you remember when they were...