Peachy keen cobbler

  It’s tough to beat Northwest farmers markets in the summertime. Booths are overflowing with peaches, berries, tomatoes and corn. Which reminds me to re-make Smitten Kitchen’s tomato and corn pie — a pie that presented many firsts for me: my first savory pie, my first homemade vegetarian meal, even my first meal with in-season […]

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Hungarian mushroom soup

Hungarian mushroom soup

They say you shouldn’t buy a car without test-driving it. I feel similarly toward cookbooks — which is why I’m often seen camped out in the culinary section of my library, many cookbooks strewn about  — because you can test-drive the recipes before taking the plunge of purchase. That said, one of my recent check-outs […]

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