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Kale and Quinoa Salad with Peaches and Pine Nuts

Kale is in. Quinoa stays in. Everyone loves peaches. And no one can turn down a pine nut — unless of course you are stuck with an allergy. In which case, just omit! Kale, by the way, was also in about 800 years ago. Popular food in the dark ages, then the Middle Ages came…

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Pavolva with Peaches and Blueberries

    Anna Pavlova was a famed Russian ballerina who was loved, if not worshipped, around the world. In 1926, in Wellington, New Zealand, she was performing and a hotel chef was creating. The chef wanted to honor Anna with something light, something ethereal. He succeeded. There are many, many pavlova recipes. Essentially, a large…

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Tiny’s Smoothies from Pike Place Market

Seattle is famous for many things but food wise the top spot has to be Pike Place Market. This is the oldest continually operated farmers market in the country, starting in 1907. There is a three story neon sign that says Public Market Center, and for locals the official name for a while was Pike…

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Peaches and Bourbon: A Summer Cocktail

  I am a rum and tequila person. Those are the spirits that move me. Literally. Bourbon and whiskey? I get confused. I drink them rarely and off the top of my head, I can’t tell you which is which. I know, it’s embarrassing. But I take refuge in the fact that confusion about the…

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