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Welcome to America! Tri-Tip

August 6, 2017 Back in the day, after Carla and I were married (1976), her parents rented out rooms to foreign students going to Community College in the Bay Area. I think it was organized through there church, but I’m … Continue reading

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May 21, 2017 We’ve had a few days of beautiful weather in the Portland (Oregon) region; it’s very welcome after the cold and wet winter and early spring we had. Our local school districts had nine (count them 9!) school … Continue reading

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Tri-tip on the Weber Performer

I inaugurated my new Weber kettle grill with a Tri-tip roast and pan roasted potaotes. Continue reading

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I love tri-tip; like I said last summer it brings back memories of growing up. I tried it once before grilling it on the Mak 2 Star and wasn’t delighted with the results. This time I was going to go for … Continue reading

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Santa Maria Tri-Tip

Monday August 23, 2010 We got back from our road trip on Saturday and I had today off to run errands and what-not. Having a little time this afternoon, I thought I’d grill some Santa Maria Tri-Tip.  When I picked … Continue reading

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Santa Maria Pinquito Beans

June 23, 2018 We had some friends over for a summer dinner this past weekend. I picked up a tri-tip from Costco and cooked some Santa Maria Pinquito beans which is the traditional side dish for tri-tip. Last month I … Continue reading

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Rancho Gordo Pinto Beans

May 28, 2018 As I went through my blog spring cleaning last week, I was struck by just how many posts I have on pinto beans and chicken stock. Surely, I don’t need yet another bean post, do I? Oh, … Continue reading

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Black Beans in Pressure Cooker

I’ve cooked black beans and rice a couple of times using an America’s Test Kitchen [this used to be free – now maybe not.] recipe: in January 2017 and originally in May 2013. In that dish the rice takes a … Continue reading

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Grilled Brats w/ Peppers and Onions

July 28, 2017 I must be swayed by habits more than I think. Last week I posted how I usually grill a tri-tip early in the grilling season. This weekend I made brats with peppers and onions; turns out I made … Continue reading

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Camp Watson

We got to go to adult summer camp on Hood Canal the last weekend of August. I call it summer camp because we got to sail, swim, hike. The main differences between this camp and YMCA camp as a kid … Continue reading

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