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Thoughtful Washington Wine Pairings in Edible Seattle: The Cookbook

It probably comes as no surprise that Edible Seattle: The Cookbook (edited by Jill Lightner) is full of great recipes centered on local ingredients and the local cooks and chefs who bring them to your table. I also enjoy its readability beyond the recipes, with charming and informative introductions to each recipe, tips on cooking [...]

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10 Wineries Not to Miss at Taste Washington 2012 (A to K Edition)

The list of wineries at this weekend’s Taste Washington 2012 is a little mind-boggling. If you could taste all the wines from every winery, and make diligent and serious use of the spit bucket, I’d give you some kind of medal or award. Or at least a toothbrush and a cold beer. While there are [...]

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A Contender for Best Rosé Wine in Washington State

I like my pink wine pale and austere. That’s why the 2011 Hedges Family Estate House of Independent Producers Rosé of Cabernet Franc (phew!) is going to the top of my list for best rosé wine in Washington. At yesterday’s ceremony for the Washington Wine Restaurant Awards, the savvy Washington Wine Commission made sure there [...]

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