Author Archives: warmkn

You can’t see the tree for the forest: Ginny’s Chicken Cheddar Chowder

Here’s a tune for our friends who love dogs and for the dogs who love our friends, compliments of Ginny, the ultimate dog lover. If you receive this post from Marla in the Kitchen, rather than an email from me, … Continue reading

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Big city girl

If you received this new post as an email from Marla in the Kitchen, listen to Chicago by clicking on the post title, “Big city girl.” You’ll be redirected to the blog’s website where YouTube videos can be played. We’re … Continue reading

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Three nights, three beds: Chicago-style hot dog

If you received this new post as an email from Marla in the Kitchen, listen to Frank Sinatra by clicking on the post title, “Three nights, three beds.” You’ll be redirected to the blog’s website where YouTube videos can be … Continue reading

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The Move

If you received this new post as an email from Marla in the Kitchen, listen to Carole King by clicking on the post title, “The Move.” You’ll be redirected to the blog’s website where YouTube videos can be played. Here … Continue reading

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Me and the Blue Whale: Enchilada sauce

As soon as we got off the elevator, the smell was unmistakable—bad shrimp, old fish sticks, and rotten crab cakes, with just a hint of room-temperature lobster tails. As we walked into the restaurant’s kitchen, a murky leak coming from … Continue reading

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Cooking without fire

If you received this new post as an email from Marla in the Kitchen, listen to The Doors by clicking on the post title, “Cooking without fire.” You’ll be redirected to the blog’s website where YouTube videos can be played. … Continue reading

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There will be blood: City Restaurant Tandoori Chicken

If you received this new post as an email from Marla in the Kitchen, listen to Tom Petty below by clicking on the post title, “There will be blood.” You’ll be redirected to the blog’s website where YouTube videos can … Continue reading

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Seabeck Succotash: Poached pears with cardamom and saffron

At twenty, Beth was a good cook and nearing sixty, she’s an even better one. She went to Evergreen College for a few years and followed her interest in plants to a job at the Looking Glass Gardens, a degree … Continue reading

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Adventures at the Faire: Onion burgers, Scones

If you received this new post as an email from Marla in the Kitchen, listen to Grace Slick below by clicking on the post title, “Adventures at the Faire.” You’ll be redirected to the blog’s website where YouTube videos can … Continue reading

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Before the fall: Lamb stew

 If you received this new post as an email from Marla in the Kitchen, listen to Willie and Frank below by clicking on the post title, “Before the fall.” You’ll be redirected to the blog’s website where YouTube videos can … Continue reading

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