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  1. Hawaij Hot Chocolate

    Hawaij Hot Chocolate and 2016

    2016 was one of those years that a lot of us will remember for the rest of our lives. But while it was punctuated by national and world events many of us wish we could unsee and forget, it’s hard to deny that on a personal level, 2016 was a good year for us. A Continue…

    In 2016, I learned to trust myself whole-heartedly, in a way I hadn’t for a long time (or maybe, ever).

  2. Home Bar: Angostura Colada

    I’ve been preparing for colder weather all month, and it is finally here. It seems like it was only a few weeks ago that I started to turn away from summer cocktails and toward sipping on brandy and whiskey to warm up during a few coastal storms that hit the city. While I’ve been shifting Continue…

  3. Green Beans with Dates and Pancetta

    This is a sponsored post in partnership with our friends at Pints and Plates. All words and opinions are our own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help us do what we do! Coming from California, home of one of the first ‘microbreweries’ (Anchor Steam Brewery) and one of the most renowned microbreweries in Continue…

  4. Ricotta-Lime Tarts in Miracle Walnut Crust

    This is a sponsored post in partnership with the California Walnut Board.  All words and opinions are our own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help us do what we do! We just had our first snowfall here and Seattle and for the first time in years, it actually feels like the Christmas is Continue…

  5. Happy Hour: IZZE Grapefruit Moscow Mule

    This is a sponsored post in partnership with our friends at IZZE. All words and opinions are our own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help us do what we do! A lot of people have been asking me, “How do you like Seattle?” When I look at my life in our old brick Continue…

  6. ExclusiveAvgolemono (or Greek Chicken Soup)

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    Serves six 1 3 ½ pound chicken 3 medium leeks, white and light green parts only ½ red onion 2 large carrots 2 celery stalks ¾ teaspoon whole Tellicherry black peppercorns Kosher salt, to taste 2 ½ cups of cooked rice 2 large egg yolks Juice from 1 lemon Fresh dill, to serve 1. Cut Continue…

  7. ExclusiveGreek-ish Salad

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    Serves four ½ red onion 1 teaspoon of sugar 1 teaspoon of kosher salt ½ cup of vinegar 1 large head of butter lettuce ¼ cup of walnuts, lightly toasted, if desired ½ cup of Sheep’s milk feta ¼ cup yogurt 1 tablespoon of good Greek olive oil Kosher salt and Tellicherry black peppercorns, finely Continue…

  8. ExclusiveBaked Greek-ish Fries

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    Serves four 3 russet potatoes, washed and scrubbed 1/2 cup of crumbled feta cheese 2 teaspoons of kosher salt 1/4 cup of canola oil, plus more, for brushing the baking sheet 1 tablespoon of finely chopped flat leaf parsley extra virgin olive oil, for drizzling 1. Preheat your oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. 2. Cut Continue…

  9. ExclusiveBreakfast Apple Crisp

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    Serves six For the crisp topping: 1/2 cup of oats (not quick cooking) 1/2 cup of all-purpose flour 1/4 cup of chopped walnuts 1/2 cup of brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt 1/2 cup of butter, at room temperature For the apples: 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon 3 large Continue…

  10. ExclusiveEgg Bake

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    Serves four to six For the tomato sauce: 1 28 oz can of diced tomatoes 1 clove of garlic 6 sprigs of fresh oregano, stems removed 1 teaspoon of Calabrian Chili Flakes 2-6 eggs, depending on how many you’re serving 1 4-oz ball of fresh mozzarella,thinly sliced Handful of fresh basil leaves You’ll need 5 Continue…

  11. ExclusiveFall Granola

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    3 cups of oats (not quick cooking) 1 cup of buckwheat groats 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon of real vanilla extract 1/2 cup of pumpkin seeds (pepitas) 1 cup of pecans 1/2 cup of canola oil 1/2 cup of maple syrup 1/2 cup of dried cranberries or cranberries Continue…

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