beef pepper stew recipe bell peppers onions

Beef and Pepper Stew

As much as I love the Summer I'm always ready for the Fall by the time it rolls around with its dip in temperature.  That's in part because I can start cooking those wonderful cool weather comfort dishes, like hot stews.  Here's a beef stew with a delicious depth of flavor … Continue reading →

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Daring Gourmet Getaways: Alexis Hotel, Seattle

All pictures taken by The Daring Gourmet.  (Exceptions:  The two bedroom photos courtesy Alexis Hotel) Location!  Location!  Location!  We've all seen those words slapped onto real estate flyers but they're especially applicable here. Smack dab in the heart of Seattle, … Continue reading →

homemade bread butter pickles recipe

Homemade Bread & Butter Pickles

Have you been noticing the sales on cucumbers lately?  Well gather up the cukes and make yourself enough Bread and Butter Pickles to last you until next season!  They're super easy to make, you'll be delighted with the results, and you'll experience that wonderful feeling of … Continue reading →

creamy crunchy broccoli salad recipe raisins cranberries nuts sunflower seeds

Crunchy Broccoli Salad

This Crunchy Broccoli Salad combines a variety of crunchy vegetables along with sweet raisins, dried cranberries, salty sunflower seeds, and a delicious creamy cider coleslaw dressing.  Whether enjoying as a side dish for dinner or a healthy lunch, this salad's a winner! … Continue reading →