A Grill, My Man and Some Caribbean Halibut

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I glanced out at him. Sitting there on the back deck. So calmly. iPad in one hand. Tazo lightly sweetened iced tea in the other. And I thought to myself, “What is it about guys and grilling? Is it primal?” On any other night, should he be asked to come up with dinner, my sweetie will […]

Phew….I made it. Lack of sleep and all.

If you do not see a video screen above this line, click here to be taken directly to my site or here for the AM Northwest site.Well, I made it. Wasn’t sure how it would go down considering my serious lack of sleep. So glad I made the decision to stay up even later than it […]

Movin’ On Up to the Big Leagues

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No long post yet this week as I’ve been gearing up to make these Fabulous Fish Tacos on AM Northwest tomorrow morning. Since it appears I’ve been a very, good girl, the kind producer that I work with at AM Northwest has moved me up to the live morning show. I’ll be the first guest […]

Fabulous Fish Tacos…Without the Franticness

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I pulled my receipt out of the parking meter and glanced at the expiration time, “10:16 am.” I couldn’t believe it. Considering that I had just paid for an hour’s worth of parking meant I had arrived at the market only 45 minutes after it opened. This was a first for me. I usually arrive […]

Une Petite Pomme: The First Ever La Pomme de Portland Dinner Party

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I simply must tell you about one of my dear, dear friends and an entertaining endeavor she took on. She recently had a dinner party. For three families. Including all offspring. Before I go any farther into her story, let me stop and ask you, “Aren’t you impressed with just these details I’ve given you?!” […]

Braised Pacific Halibut with Mushrooms and Leeks

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While my dear, sweet husband would prefer to remain anonymous on these here pages of “La Pomme” or at least, keep to the role of an extra…an extra, as in, one of the 70,000 in the stands of the filming of a great sports film…I do feel that there is something you should know about […]