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A Valentine’s Picnic (Indoor or Out), Trader Joe’s style

by CelinesCuisine February 9, 2012

Valentine’s Day is just a few days away and having dinner en tête à tête (one-on-one) with your loved one in a restaurant on Valentine’s day is certainly a romantic idea, but if the restaurant is packed, the service sub par, the food cold and overpriced, this could end up not being romantic at all… […]...

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On the Go with Camping Food: Granny Smith Apple Chicken Pita

by Deana Gunn October 19, 2011

This pita sandwich isn’t just for camping trips, but it’s become a standard on our most recent ones.  Wona introduced me to it years ago (pre-kids, so it really was years ago!) when we backpacked around Big Sur together with my husband and her soon-to-be husband.  My favorite memory on that trip still makes me […]...

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My brief culinary tour of the deep South

by Deana Gunn April 15, 2010

I spent most of last week in Southern Mississippi, via travel through New Orleans, and far far away from a Trader Joe’s.  While this post in no way captures the breadth of Southern cuisine, I thought I’d share a sampling of what I ate with you (and share a very simple dish or two I […]...

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Travel Food Journal, Part 2: for the love of fresh seafood!

by admin August 31, 2009

After our food tour through the Scottish Highlands, we moved off the mainland. The middle part of our trip was spent on the islands, Orkney (to the north) and the Isle of Skye (off the west coast), treating us to amazingly fresh seafood and some culinary surprises. Orkney is an archipelago of 70 islands 10 […]...

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Travel Food Journal: From TJ’s to Scotland, Part 1

by admin August 31, 2009

I spent much of the last two weeks far, far away from a Trader Joe’s, so I hope you’ll enjoy hearing about the food that I did eat!  I was in the Scottish Highlands and truly enjoyed my tour of Scottish food.   Did I try haggis?  Read on and see!  Today I’ll cover the Highlands […]...

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