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Thai in the Hood: Pinkaew. Needed a change in cuisine and this place has gotten good reviews so, it was close by and, we needed some Thai. It didn’t disappoint…one...

Bellevue WA

Fast food: Chick-fil-A. Sometimes you just need some and we needed it this day. My choice is usually the spicy fried chicken sandwich. I have to say, it’s always good...

Seattle

Takeaway: Tam Noodle Box. Recommended by a colleague and it was spot on. This place is all about wok prepared noodles…multiple choices to which you add a protein…chicken, pork, shrimp...

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Quarantine: Butter Chicken aka murgh makhani. Half Baked Harvest…again! Should just bookmark the website. The main difference with this recipe is the use of coconut milk instead of cream…a bit...

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Quarantine: New Years Eve. Started the afternoon with frozen cranberry margaritas followed by Seared Asian steak salad and mushrooms with ginger dressing and a pavlova to finish. The salad was...

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Quarantine Breakfast: Ever What You Need. A bit of potpourri ranging from eggs, bacon, biscuits and grits to bagels and gravlax. A few words about Southern breakfast then on to...

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Christmas Eve dinner: Fishmonger’s stew. Started with fresh, unshucked oysters with mignonette we picked up from London Plane. Don’t know how to shuck oysters? Me either but here’s a video...

Poulsbo WA

German food in Norway: Tizley’s Europub. What?…yep even though the town was founded by a Norwegian and has a Scandinavian theme this place has pretty authentic German cuisine. Perfect spot...

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Quarantine: White Bean and Sausage Ragout. Hearty dish made all the more so with the focaccia. Cold out? Give this dish a try to shake off the cold. @theeatingplaces #theeatingplaces...

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A December tradition: Marinated beef tenderloin. If you like beef, this has to be one of the best cuts…tender, flavorful and medium rare…delicious! Sides were smashed potatoes with bacon vinaigrette...

Redmond WA

On the Eastside: Nasai Teriyaki. Not our usual go to for this Japanese staple but our local source was closed the day we needed a teriyaki fix so we gave...

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Quarantine: Chicken Tagine with saffron rice. This dish was from an online cooking course from The London Chef in Victoria BC so, unfortunately, there is no recipe. Unfortunate because it...

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Quarantine: Tacos like your abuela makes. First time with this recipe for tacos al pastor and the tortilla were homemade by my oldest daughter! I’m not biased but the tortilla...

Leavenworth WA

Quick cup before the pass: Farmer Joe’s Espresso Stand. Very near Smallwood’s Harvest and Silvara Winery so it’s a very convenient stop before you start the drive back home. Very...

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Quarantine: Socially distanced Thanksgiving. Had to wait for everyone to complete quarantine to celebrate this year so we waited till Sunday to celebrate. Turkey was brined in buttermilk which made...

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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...