Monthly Archives: October 2013

Random Food of the Day

One of the most basic cooked seafood dishes I know of – steamed mussels with a touch of pepper. These are Penn Cove mussels steamed a few minutes after purchasing from Seattle’s Pike Place Market.

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Seattle Soundings – Fog

For those tempted to believe that Seattle being a rainy, overcast, gray place is a myth thought up to scare tourists away I offer the picture of the harbor above.

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Random Food of the Day

Maple cream cookies – one of the few things in a grocery store I can’t pass by if it’s on sale… as was the case this afternoon.

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The 2013 grape harvest at Rurikia

The results of the 2013 grape harvest at Rurikia, mainly Traminette and Cynthiana. The grapes clearly took a backseat to the apples this year and were very close to fogotten about as the apples came in, so the hornets, yellowjackets, … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

St. Edmunds Pippin

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Random Food of the Day

A selection of quince. These came from a tree bought as “Orange Quince” (as opposed to another tree bought as “Pineapple Quince”) which I’m not sure is a real name for the variety or not, but it was enough of … Continue reading

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Seattle Soundings – Cedar River Sockeye

Some images of sockeye salmon spawning (and having spawned) in the Cedar River.

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