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So the thing about Asian food, and I’m sure this is one of those foot-in-the-mouth remarks, is back when I had gestational diabetes, I couldn’t pass my blood sugar after a meal at an Asain restaurant to save my life.  Even when I thought I was making good choices.  Now – the same can probably […]

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Our picnic fare for this week’s Deer Valley Free Concert featured fresh foods from the Farmers Market.  We had fresh broccolini, fresh zucchini, fresh radishes, Lemon Pepper Chevre and Garlic Chevre from Drake Family Farms, and fresh Asiago Cheese Bread from Volker’s Bakery.  After a super hike up Holly’s trail leading to mid-mountain of The […]

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When you live in the mountains there’s no need for air conditioning.  As I understand it, the same often lies true for other areas like Boston, Manhattan (if you’re poor – or by the rest of the country’s standards- upper middle class), and probably large parts of the PacNorthwest.  Everywhere I’ve ever lived, we had […]

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Tonight we had a rotisserie chicken, yep that kind from the grocery store, complemented by homemade mac and cheese and roasted zucchini.   The zucchini also came from the farmers market this week and was far superior to what I’ve been buying at the local grocery.  I was planning to make shrimp, but decided to be […]

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Cooking is always an experiment.  The adaptation process to having this blog has been interesting.  It’s one thing when you’re family is the only one watching what you place on the dinner table.  I mean really, how much can they actually complain?  Dinner was on the table, right?  When I started this process, it was […]

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This crispy chicken is made with panko breadcrumbs. I really don’t know how I made it before I knew about panko. It seems like I use panko very frequently and I’ve probably only known about it for about 5 years. Panko is made from crustless bread, coarsely ground, resulting in a light extra crispy texture. […]

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