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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Quarantine: Spicy stuffed zucchini involtini. An obvious take on the eggplant version but with the eggplant replaced with zucchini cut thinly with a mandoline and stuffed with pesto and ricotta...

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Quarantine: Grilled tuna. Amazing piece of sushi grade tuna. Pop it on the grill briefly…..perfect! The sides: wild rice with green garlic adobo from Archipelago and mixed veggies in vinaigrette....

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Quarantine: In Seattle, what else, salmon. Two versions; different veggies and salmon prep. The second, with farro instead of rice and with seared salmon, was my pick of the two....

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Quarantine: Pizza at home. This is a great recipe for at home pizza. The only thing that would make it any better is a pizza oven. Alas, I don’t have...

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Quarantine: Chicken on the wire. Just shows I also like something besides pork for BBQ. Chicken is second on the list with beef a distant 3rd….brisket only…no ribs! This sauce...

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Quarantine: Egg Roll in a Bowl. Another one to try. It’s Whole 30, Low Card, Keto and Paleo…all in the same bowl! What makes this dish is the creamy chili...

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Quarantine: Fried Chicken and Cocktails. This is no ordinary fried chicken…it’s all about the breading. The recipe is here and it’s not really deep fried. This version was made with...

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Quarantine: Simply Charcuterie and Cheese. Enough said. Have it with an Oregon Pinot Noir or a light rosé from the South of France. Could just go with a Moscow Mule...

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Quarantine: Doron’s Chicken Meatballs. Long a favorite of ours…..with several versions….including using turkey instead of chicken. What makes these are the pine nuts and yellow raisins which, when fried, add...

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Quarantine: Chicken Tikka Masala. The masala was from a jar but the taste was surprisingly all Indian. Not bad for a homemade classic of Indian cuisine. The tikka masala sauce...

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Quarantine: Anelli with Roasted Cauliflower. Always surprised how good gluten free pasta can taste and this one was no exception. The highlight of the dish, however, was the roasted garlic...

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Quarantine: Orecchiette with Chicken Sausage. More pasta….it’s become a mainstay and go to during our time at home. Good thing there are dozens of different pastas and dozens, if not...

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Quarantine: Linguine Primavera with Asparagus and Peas. And another pasta dish….we do eat other cuisines but as mentioned before, there are many dozens of pastas with an equal number of...

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Quarantine: Shrimp and Rice Thai Curry Bowl. Another good choice while sheltering in place. This one is an example of a mild curry so it should be a acceptable to...

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Quarantine: Love me some Brussel Sprouts. Another bowl and another keeper and it’s good for you to boot! The interplay of spices, sweetness from the squash and the added mouthfeel...

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Quarantine: Taco Torte. This is a keeper…..think multilayer lasagna filled instead with taco filling and tortilla instead of pasta. When first described, I was a bit skeptical but one taste...

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Quarantine: Halibut Bowl. Modification of the original recipe with a switch to Halibut…..what we had….instead of Salmon. The Halibut made it milder and Salmon would be a better choice if...

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Quarantine: Q on the Wire. Memorial day weather wasn’t very conducive to doing a bit of BBQ ribs on the grill but…why not? Picked up the ribs last minute at...

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Quarantine: Crispy Rice and Egg Bowl. Still basically on stay at home orders so we continue to try different food options to make daily life a bit more interesting. One...

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Quarantine: Niçoise salad. Still at home so pulling out more options for lunch…what should you have once you’ve had burgers, sandwiches, leftovers and chips and salsa? A Niçoise salad with...

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Quarantine: Brunch. Full plate brunch of eggs over easy…the only way to have them with….grits, homemade biscuits, bacon all rounded out by mimosas. Oh…I forgot the star of the plate….tomato...

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Quarantine: Chocolate chip cookies! No wheat flour….no problem! These are made from almond flour which gives them a unique flavor and consistency compared to the wheat variety. Should have no...

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Quarantine: Look what we found. Looking around for something to fill our carb requirement  and…..tucked away from immediate discovery…a stollen in the freezer from the holidays! This is a tried...