Category Archives: North America

Middle of Summer Garden Chicken Salad

go to this web-site Click here to view recipe. Bear with me, people. I know I frequently publish recipes for salads – Summer, Fall, Winter or Spring… it doesn’t matter to me. I enjoy eating salads, whether they are vegetarian, lettuce-based, grainy, quinoa-y, fruity … Continue reading

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New York Green Festival

Rādhanpur It was 11 AM in New York City, April 27, 2014.  Where was I?  At the Green Festival on Pier 94, of course! Huh?  I was in New York to meet my three sisters and our husbands, although half of … Continue reading

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Chicken Paillard in Montana

http://charlesvaseyandco.co.uk/?p=150 Click here to view recipe. This summer our family invaded Montana. My married adult children + their kids + Wayne and me = nine. NINE bodies. Plus four car seats, countless pieces of luggage, booster seats, iPads, travel pillows, car … Continue reading

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Sesame Asparagus

http://siftstar.com/wp-json/oembed/1.0/embed?url=https://siftstar.com/2006/10/27/nuances-of-living/ Click here to view recipe. Let me begin by saying that this is a remarkable story, a true story about a surreal experience I had at the end of March. My friend Eileen and I planned an overnight trip to … Continue reading

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Honey Oatmeal Bread

Click here to view recipe. I grew up in Iowa, a place of simplistic beauty. My daughter and her family still live in eastern Iowa so I often travel back to the place where I spent almost 20 years. Last … Continue reading

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Kasha Varnishkes – Old Style Comfort Food

Click here to view recipe. My great grandmother-in-law Molly was born and reared in the Ukraine. I never had the chance to meet her, but have heard many stories throughout the years about her culinary acumen. She was, reportedly, an … Continue reading

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Elderflower Martini

Click here to view recipe. I love Chicago any time other than the cold winter when freezing wind comes off the lake to take my breath away. My son lived and worked in Chicago immediately following his undergraduate years of … Continue reading

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Turkey Wings in British Columbia

Click here to view recipe. Following a recent business trip to British Columbia, I had the pleasure of lunching with two dear friends, Eileen and Nanette. I’ll never forget how Eileen suddenly suggested that the three of us plan a … Continue reading

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Post-Thanksgiving Turkey Soup

Click here to view recipe. One bit of sage advice I can give to parents and parents-in-law is this: from the moment your child marries, sit down and mutually decide where holidays will be celebrated.  Even if your entire family … Continue reading

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Cuban Night

The Band at St. Clouds Click on this link to view on YouTube Earlier this summer, I received an email for a special dinner at a local eatery – St. Clouds in Seattle. The invitation read “we are strong supporters … Continue reading

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