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Grilled Artichokes

So this guy named Arty walks up to the Whole Foods checkout line and before anyone can stop him chokes 3 people so he can pick up a dropped $5 bill. The next day the local paper’s headline was Arty … Continue reading

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Broiled Oysters on the Half Shell

Here is a simple way to enjoy fresh oysters if someone prefers them cooked and someone else prefers them raw. If you do not know how to shuck an oyster go here. If you do not have an oyster knife … Continue reading

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Winter Squash and Kale Salad

This is a great way to use a small delicata or butternut squash. Winter Salad 1 bunch kale stems removed and chopped into ribbons 1 small delicata squash sliced in to thin rounds skin still on 1/4 cup olive oil … Continue reading

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Lamb Chops with Porcini Mushrooms

This requires 1/2 lb of fresh porcini — no substitutions. Seared Lamb Chops with Porcini Mushrooms 4 lamb chops 1 1/2″ thick 1/2 lb porcini mushrooms sliced into large bites 4 garlic scapes chopped fine 4 tbsp butter 2 oz … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Farro Risotto

There are a number of smaller pumpkin varieties in the pacific northwest, the type pictured is roughly 3-5 lbs and about the size of a cannon ball. Any type of pumpkin will work for this, just harvest enough flesh for … Continue reading

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Grilled Sea Bass with Corn Salsa

Here is a simple way to grill really fresh sea bass. Grilled Sea Bass with Corn Salsa for spice rub 1 lb sea bass fillet about 1 1/2″ thick at center 1/2 tsp coriander seeds 2 chili de arbols 1/4 … Continue reading

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Salmon Fettuccine with Shiitake Mushrooms

It is nice to get fresh fish again that does not have whiskers. Salmon Fettuccine in a Mushroom Tomato Sauce 1 lb salmon fillet skin on 1/2 lb shiitake mushrooms stems diced caps sliced thick 3 roma or other paste … Continue reading

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