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Cranberry Cider Braised Beef Stew on Polenta Recipes Recipes Quarantine: Cranberry Cider Braised Beef Stew on Polenta. Half Baked Harvest recipe once again. The key ingredient...polenta and the other...the "sauce" but the real show stopper...it's basically all done in a slow cooker/instant pot! Outstanding flavours...you'll want to drink the "sauce" and Fish Taco in a Bowl Recipes Recipes Quarantine: Fish Taco in a Bowl. A deconstructed fish (petrale sole) taco served on a bed of rice, avocado and black beans with in house made taco seasoning. Very tasty and easy on your prep time. The wine...a "left bank" leaning red Creamy Wild Rice Chicken Soup Recipes Recipes Quarantine: Creamy Wild Rice Chicken Soup with Roasted Mushrooms. Getting a bit boring but this is another Half Baked Harvest recipe. It's a must visit site if you like both classics and variations on classics. Comfort food writ large. What made this Salisbury Steak Recipes Recipes Quarantine: Salisbury steak. This is a modification from a Pioneer Woman recipe just taking the steak portion and plating it on egg noodle pasta vs a side of mashed potatoes and Brussel sprouts instead of the more typical English peas. The dish Honeycrisp Apple and Kale Salad Recipes Recipes Quarantine: Honeycrisp apple and kale salad. Another excellent Half Baked Harvest recipe worth a try while we continue to spend time at home. Even if you don't really like kale....I'm on that fence...the combination of textures can't be had with another Street View Sand Point, Seattle Metro, United States, Washington, West Coast Seattle In the hood: Pleasant Beach Donuts. Seem to be sold out when we usually think of visiting but this day we arrived in the late afternoon and there was still a selection to choose from. Their donuts are made from sourdough

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Quarantine: Cranberry Cider Braised Beef Stew on Polenta. Half Baked Harvest recipe once again. The key ingredient…polenta and the other…the “sauce” but the real show stopper…it’s basically all done in...

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Quarantine: Fish Taco in a Bowl. A deconstructed fish (petrale sole) taco served on a bed of rice, avocado and black beans with in house made taco seasoning. Very tasty...

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Quarantine: Creamy Wild Rice Chicken Soup with Roasted Mushrooms. Getting a bit boring but this is another Half Baked Harvest recipe. It’s a must visit site if you like both...

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Quarantine: Salisbury steak. This is a modification from a Pioneer Woman recipe just taking the steak portion and plating it on egg noodle pasta vs a side of mashed potatoes...

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Quarantine: Honeycrisp apple and kale salad. Another excellent Half Baked Harvest recipe worth a try while we continue to spend time at home. Even if you don’t really like kale….I’m...

Seattle

In the hood: Pleasant Beach Donuts. Seem to be sold out when we usually think of visiting but this day we arrived in the late afternoon and there was still...

Seattle

An old favorite: Pagliacci. Needed a change so why not back to the future? A Seattle original with locations all around but it’s been a few years since we’ve experienced...

Mount Vernon

Coffee stop: Ristretto Coffee Lounge and Wine Bar. Nice relaxing spot for a cup of coffee or espresso on a wet, cold day. In addition to java they also have baked...

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Quarantine: Ultimate Fall Salad. Need a nice change from meat and potatoes or pasta then give this a try. The mixture of textures and flavors from the farro, to the...

Seattle

Small Plates on 55th: Ebb & Co. First noticed this new place a few months ago and finally got a chance to experience their offerings. I wish I hadn’t taken...

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Quarantine: German Sausage. Weisswurst and weiner with blaukraut and potato salad rounding out the plate. And of course no German dish is complete without bread….a classic rye in this case....

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Quarantine: Teriyaki King Salmon. Homemade teriyaki sauce made this dish served on a bed of sushi rice with a side of fried bok choy. Email me for the teriyaki sauce...

Carnation WA

Mid ride: Sandy’s Espresso and Café. Stopped by this nice little spot with friendly staff and good espresso during a recent bike ride in the area. In addition to java,...

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Quarantine: Thai Basil Beef with Peanut Salsa. Another Half Baked Harvest recipe but this one is from her cookbook, Super Simple, but here is an online source. Based on our...

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Quarantine: Dungeness Crab Cakes. Local crab cakes from Met Market with potatoes and fried yellow zucchini. What makes crab cakes? The cocktail sauce….ketchup and horseradish with a squeeze of lemon...

Burlington WA

Chuckanut Brewery: South Nut. Quick stop after a bike ride in the Skagit Valley for a cider…or beer…they have all manner of choices. Very friendly staff so give them a...