The Best Chocolates Ever

September 17, 2016 September 2016 - Seattle  No comments

Today I found the best chocolates truffles I have ever tasted, and I have tasted a lot of chocolate.

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Welcome to Arrowhead Chocolates in Joseph, Oregon.  I was passing by their store today while idling through the galleries and gift shops along main street.  Since my supply of Stumptown bottled cold brewed coffee had dwindled to nothing I needed another fix for this afternoon. Entering the store and asking at the counter, they did have cold brewed coffee and it was even from Stumptown beans.  And, they have dark chocolate truffles.

Win, Win, Win.

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Grilled Tropical Shrimp and Chicken Salad

June 9, 2016 Recipes  No comments

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Flax Seed Waffles

June 4, 2016 Recipes  No comments

Since changing to a grain-free diet, I have been trying different types of waffles, both sweet and savory with marginal results.  I finally found these which are very satisfying.  I would say that they even have a better flavor than typical wheat waffles.  The whipped eggs and baking powder combine to give the some lift.

They can be made either sweet by adding some cinammin, or savory by using an herb.  Thyme sounds good.

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Smoky Barbecued Pork Ribs with Sauce

May 30, 2016 Recipes  No comments

My wife usually cooks ribs (one of her favorite meals) in the oven with just salt and pepper for seasoning. Since she was away playing with the grand-kids today, I grabbed the ribs from the refrigerator and emptied the spice cabinet!

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Shrimp Banh Mi Coconut Shrimp

May 19, 2016 Recipes  No comments

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Chicken Caeser “Pizza”

May 19, 2016 Uncategorized  No comments

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Italian Sausage

May 11, 2016 Recipes  No comments

I like making my own Italian sausage so I have control over the flavors.  It works well with either ground pork or ground turkey.

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Cauliflower Pizza Casserole

May 10, 2016 Recipes  No comments

I love pizza!!! That has been one of the hard things about going grain free. Pizza. I could eat it once or twice a day.

Sometimes you just get a need for pizza.

Imagine if a loaded deep-dish pizza had a three-some with baked ziti and a head of cauliflower. Their baby would look something like this. Cauliflower, homemade Italian sausage, pepperoni, veges, three kinds of olives, two kinds of cheese and more.

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Herb Crusted Roast Pork Loin

April 27, 2016 Recipes  No comments

The multitude of herbs and oil make a crunchy crust bursting with flavor.

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Maple-Chipotle Salmon

April 26, 2016 Recipes  No comments

This had a great combination of sweet and spicy.  It serves well with roasted asparagus and avocado salsa.

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