Monthly Archives: March 2017

Keep Tacoma feared: Torchy’s Queso

If you are a subscriber and receive this blog via an email from Marla in the Kitchen, to listen to Neko Case sing about her hometown Tacoma, click on the post title and you’ll be directed to the blog’s website. Google … Continue reading

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The wearing of the green: Potato leek soup

I got my first job in a formal, classically-run, restaurant kitchen after a successful trial by fire. In 1982, the Sweetie accepted an offer from our old, friend to work at Telos, a software development company, and we moved from … Continue reading

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If you can’t stand the heat: Moroccan eggplant and garbanzo bean stew

 If you receive this blog via an email from Marla in the Kitchen, listen to the attached video by clicking on the post title. In the 1970s, before people started caring about Chefs and dropping restaurant names, cooking for a … Continue reading

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