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A Funny Thing Happened After Culinary Camp

While I was out of town at Culinary Camp in Seattle, my husband was also out of town at a seminar.  Once we were both back home in Olympia, we went out to lunch at a restaurant that shall remain anonymous. Now, I have just come home from five days of a cooking camp hosted […]

Culinary Camp with Tom Douglas – Part 2

July 8th – 12th I attended a Culinary Camp in Seattle hosted by James Beard award winning, Seattle chef Tom Douglas.  As I mentioned in Part 1, this was a pretty amazing as well as overwhelming event.  I certainly considered myself the underdog and I was the youngest attendee.  Since the camp, people have asked […]

Culinary Camp with Tom Douglas – Part 1

When I heard that my all time favorite, James Beard Award winning, Seattle restaurateur extraordinaire Tom Douglas hosts a weeklong cooking camp every summer, I was intrigued to say the least.  Last March I waited anxiously for the camp information to pop up on his web site so I could learn the details IE: when, […]

Great Friends & Good Food – A Happy Fourth

For the past three years my husband and I have not been home for the fourth of July.  It’s usually our vacation week and we are often elsewhere for this holiday.  Last year we were on our Honeymoon.  This year we happened to be home with no particular plans. We contacted our good friends Randy […]