Category Archives: Salads and Sides

Maybe a meal, maybe not…

Super Bowl Chicken


  Here in the great northwest, our beloved Seahawks are, miracle of miracles, poised to play their third Super Bowl and first back-to-back appearance therein. I was born and raised in New England, so I'm kinda tied to both contestants. … Continue reading

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We can pickle that!


If you love pickles like we do, you’ve pretty much always got several jars in your fridge. In addition to cukes, we’ll typically have store bought capers, olives, and pepperoncini. That list is a great source for fridge pickling brine … Continue reading

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Simply Super Salad


We’ve got pals coming over tonight for dinner and some guitar playing. We’ll be doing a nice surf and turf with grilled Angus beef and butter poached true cod; for stuff that rich, you really need a refreshing salad that’ll … Continue reading

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check out the fall Boomer!


It’s tailgate time! Continue reading

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Tomato Time


We’re up in northern Minnesota for a gathering of the Luthier Community, and the heirloom tomatoes at Grant and Christie’s, some 25 varieties, are coming ripe every day. I’ve been in hog heaven cooking for the gang, let me tell … Continue reading

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