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Charles Powell
Rabbi Powell. You know me
Rabbi Powell. You know me

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Tonight's Episode: Touring Seattle one bite at a time
Heading into the heart of the tourist season here in Seattle, I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to introduce you the " Eat Seattle Tours ." I had the chance to spend the day with the delightful and engaging Chef Liz McCune as we wandered the P...

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Recipe: Pickled Red Onions
This is one of the simplest recipes in my arsenal, and yet it is one I am most asked for. Pickled red onions are a beautiful and tangy addition not only to taco night but excellent in sandwiches (particularly Cubans and Grilled Cheese), chopped up into egg ...

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Recipe: Honey Garlic Chicken for the Slow Cooker
This is a nearly idiot proof one pot meal for the slow cooker. Hearty restaurant style dinner with minimum effort. Ingredients: 4 Chicken Thighs, Bone in skin-on 8 ounces red potatoes, quartered 8 ounces French green beans, trimmed 2 large carrots, cut into...

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Pop Culture: Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice
Lets get this out of the way....Batman v Superman isn't a good movie. It just isn't. Structurally it is a mess. You can almost hear the way they put the writing room together. "Hey guys, we can't screw this up, all hands on deck." The writing is so poor tha...

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Tonight's Episode: Up your Super Bowl Party
So you want to throw a Super Bowl party.  Don't  settle on Generic Wing Emporium when  you  can class up the party with these amazing wings. DAB ON ‘EM WINGS Ingredients: .3 cup Crown Royal Canadian Whisky® .3 cup Honey .25 cup Soy sauce 2 Tablespoons Thai ...

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Tonight's Episode: Wood-Fired Bavarian Alps in Western Washington
Over the Thanksgiving weekend The Girl and I decided to head to Bavaria for a traditional Christkindlmarkt. Luckily we now live in Seattle, so its a short 30 mile drive. "But wait a minute...." you say "when did you move to Seattle?" Hey, it happened and th...

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Recipe: Challah & Sweet Potato Bread Pudding with Salted Bourbon Caramel
I don't bake much. That's The Girl's territory normally. I do have my moments of glory though. Take this wonderful winter dessert that I debuted at Thanksgiving dinner.  A rich, decedent bread pudding that is perfect for your holiday party.  Ingredients: Fo...

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Recipe: Crab and Pancetta Mac N Cheese (with Orzo)
E veryone has a go-to Mac n Cheese recipe. Mine is a surf and turf using the sweetness of lump crab and the saltiness of pancetta. The recipe below is optimized for a party, serving 10 people as a side and 6 as a main course. Ingredients: 16oz Jumbo lump cr...

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Tonight's Episode: Tasting Chile from top to bottom
Look at that picture. It's a bonsai tree. With eggs. You eat the eggs. Coming from the bonsai tree. Nothing I can say will explain to you what is going on here. Sure I can tell you about the taste and texture (pretty delicious) and try somehow to explore wi...

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Product Review and Drink Recipies: Genius Gin
Product reviews aren't really something I specialize in. Unless it is a magic bottle of booze showing up in my mail box, I'll usually pass. Well the fine folks at Genius Gin , a small batch distillery out of Austin Texas determined to cure you of hating gin...
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