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Wine Tour De France at Cooking by the Book on Friday, October 12th

The words wine and France are synonymous. French wines are outstanding for both their quality and diversity. Many wine experts suggest that there is no single “French wine” but really a vast collection of outstanding wine regions that contribute to the French reputation. So, join us to take a tour, a Wine Tour De France,…

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The Family That Crabs Together …

    Suzen and I are bouncing between Portland and Seattle and many points in between. We spent today in Westport, Washington, a maritime village located on the southern tip of the entrance to Grays Harbor. Fortunately, the “Harbor” houses only fishing boats and never became a center of commerce, like Seattle, that houses today’s…

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Pi Day on 3.14.2012 at Cooking by the Book

Our whole universe depends on the values of some important numbers, and the most important of those is π — you know 3.14159… It is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. But the number π appears everywhere in the science that drives our lives. Thanks to the United States Congress,…

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Farmers Market Events at Cooking by the Book

Fall is the great season for food. Of the four seasons, my favorite is fall. True, I miss the warmth of summer, and I hate how each day is shorter. Spring mornings are warm but these fall mornings can only be called crisp. But, thank God, there isn’t the three feet of snow we’ll see…

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