• Zesty Salmon with OPA Greek Yogurt Blue Cheese Dressing Topping and Italian Kale Side Salad

    Enjoying the succulent flavor of salmon comes naturally to those of us who live here, on the river. It is a delight to watch the eagles, osprey and sea lions feast on the rich bounty that the river provides right from my deck. The herons, kingfishers, otters and other wildlife usually eat smaller fish that live in abundance here. Fishing comes as naturally as breathing here – we depend on the fish for our sustenance and, for many, livelihood.

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  • Greek Hamburgers Take Tailgating to a New Level

    Fall temperatures have now set in. The boots and sweaters have been pulled out of my closet and all of my scarves have been hung. And while most people have also pulled out their favorite football jerseys, I have a small confession to make. I do not like football.  Cue the outrage. No really, I’m used to it.

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  • Sharing Stories Over a Slice of Lower-Fat Caramel Apple Carrot Cake

    There are certain memories from autumn that I’ll cherish forever. Immediately coming to mind; my childhood escape into a good book on the weekends while lounging on the front porch with my gangly, awkward legs thrown over the arm rest of our swinging bench.  Unaware of the time, I’d sit outside until the sun sank, completely absorbed in the action, drama and endless possibilities afforded to me through literature.

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