Category Archives: market musings

Campari Safari

Campari Safari with glass llama

Campari Safari Cocktail for my series: Safari in Your City – Seattle. Get happy. Continue reading

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Mon Hei Bakery – come back to the ID

Mon Hei Seattle and man

I like new years. I’m down with moving forward. But as this new year starts up a little piece of my heart stays fast with 2013. A place I love, Mon Hei Bakery, didn’t make it into 2014 with us. On Christmas Eve the … Continue reading

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The Sunflowers and the Square

sunflower and glass sidewalk

These heavy-headed sunflowers went to market and wandered through Pioneer Square. Continue reading

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What’s That Wednesday: Shaohsing Cooking Wine

Shaohsing rice cooking wine lable

This is not sake! Continue reading

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What’s That Wednesday: Mashua Root

mashua root on black laquer tray

Mashua Root caused a mini commotion earlier this week. Welcome to the first What’s That Wednesday! Continue reading

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one

yellow cake with dark chocolate ganache icing

Last year I started this blog as a birthday present to myself because I wanted to do something that I’d always wanted to do…write on a regular basis, find a voice. Continue reading

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world market

Lava-cake

I love World Market. It is the only retailer where I have successfully availed myself of the loyal customer rewards program. I’m a World Market Explorer, son. Continue reading

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yu choy

yu-choy-leaves-hiding-flowers

Yu Choy has floppy leaves that drape lazily around clusters of tiny, yellow flowers. Yu Choy is delicious when cooked simply and quickly. I like to stir fry it in sesame oil with whole garlic cloves, shitake mushrooms, a generous splash of stock and a pinch of salt. Continue reading

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lemon pistachio biscotti

lemon pistachio biscotti

Lemon Pistachio Biscotti for your dunking pleasure! Continue reading

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