Holiday Weekend Friday Nite Capers

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Northwest Realtors, Inc. 425-308-3669

OK, most everyone in Washington State has traveled out of town this weekend based on the bumper to bumper traffic on I-5, I'm happy just staying home. I've treated myself to TV and have been watching the Food Channel! Boy, Paula Dean and Rachael Ray can eat themselves out of any trouble! And they do it with such zest.

My hobby is gourmet cooking so I enjoy reading cookbooks, magazines, and television shows about cooking. I'm always learning. I go way back to the "Julia Childs" days! I was a big fan of hers in the 70's and 80's. I even had my photo taken with her and her husband when they were in Seattle.

I think I'll bar-be-que ribs tomorrow nite, with baked beans, oh and steaks on Sunday, my son and fiancee are coming to visit and I think I may meet the new girlfried of my other son. Oh, and my nephew is visiting from Erie, Pa. so, a good old down home family weekend for me.

No traffic, no crowds, just me and my cookbooks.

Oh, and did I mention I'm Italian and I make a "mean homemade spaghetti sauce" just like my grandpa did.

Hope you are all enjoying your weekend too.

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Rich Jacobson
Your Kitsap County WA Real Estate Broker
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Oh Yum!!!

Karen,

Here is a link to one of the best crab cake recipes I have ever tried. Nice and moist. Use fresh cracked crab for best results.

http://www.cdkitchen.com/recipes/recs/159/RobertDuvallsMothersCrab65051.shtml

September 02, 2006 12:57 AM
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Rich Jacobson
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Also, here's a really awesome BBQ pork rib saice"

1 bottle of Kraft's Original Style BBQ sauce

1 Cup of Ketchup

1 Cup of flaked onions

1 TBSP of Worchestershire Sauce

1 Lemon, cut in half, and squeeze in juice

1 cup of cheap grape jelly (secret ingredient)

1 TBSP coarse ground black pepper

 Nice and tangy!!!

September 02, 2006 01:01 AM
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Adam Dalton
Realtor - Turlock Homes
Century 21 M&M and Associates - Turlock Real Estate

You can't beat a little homemade sauce from the stove to the pasta.  My mama makes a killer sauce too.  Dang...now I'm all hungry.

Good night!

September 02, 2006 03:22 AM
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Ben Wiseley

Here, here.... travel, on a 3 day weekend... I don't think so - King County will be nice and empty!

I love cooking too (worked in restuarants for 10 years and still might be dumb enough to open one some day).   

You might like these cooking oriented blogs: Slashfood and Kitchen Contraptions

September 02, 2006 07:33 AM
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Karen Villa Schweinfurth
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Ben thanks for the cooking blogs! Adam and Rich thanks for the recipes!
September 13, 2006 10:23 PM
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Karen Villa Schweinfurth

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