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A Summer Soup – Shrimp Gazpacho

When I think of gazpacho I always think Mexican food, but that’s not where this delicious summer soup comes from. We know it as a generic cold soup, but it was originally made in Spain and served warm. It was … Continue reading

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Pita Sandwich with Smoked Salmon

On a trip to the coast we stopped at Mr. Bill’s Village Smokehouse. There were so many delicious choices. I bought some oysters and beef jerky. They had the most beautiful smoked salmon belly. We ate most of it just … Continue reading

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It’s National Pickle Day!

Today is National Pickle Day, a day to celebrate those brined wonders we all love to eat! It was created in 1949 and encouraged by the Pickle Packers Association. The term, pickle, is from the Dutch word for brine – … Continue reading

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Asian Pickled Cucumbers

I tried this at an Asian market and loved it!  When I asked what was in it, no one was quite sure, so I went home, experimented, and came pretty close!

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