Monthly Archives: November 2008

Home Warranty

When we bought our home last year in December, the seller provided a home warranty. We hoped to never have to use it but recently our built-in microwave oven started making a loud grinding noise. After a quick online request, they scheduled a Sears field tech to take a look. He determined that the turntable […]

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Casa De Tamales

We finally found a good Mexican Restaurant. Case De Tamales is in Milwaukie, about a 25 minute drive from where we live but totally worth it. It is a casual dining place with reasonable prices – $27 for 2 meals,¬†drinks and tip. Interestingly enough, when I saw that they sold farm-fresh eggs, I knew it […]

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Pasta Maker

Last Christmas, I received a Pasta Maker as a gift. I was very excited so I went out and bought some Bob’s Red Mill semolina flour. I love pasta and making it myself would be the ultimate in culinary satisfaction. Last weekend, I tested it and although it came out a little on the thick […]

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