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    Salt Lake City Fall Dine O’ Round: September 11th-27th, 2009

        I occasionally receive press releases and will post those I think might interest you- this event is already underway: Fall Dine O’ Round: September 11th-27th, 2009 Downtown Dining and Dynamic Deals Salt Lake City- Thirty-one of Salt Lake City’s best restaurants extend a special invitation to enjoy dining at an exceptional price during the 7th annual Fall Downtown Dine O’ Round. In addition to the regular menu, participating restaurants offer a three-course dinner for $15 or $30 per person; some also offer a two-course lunch for $10. The program has become increasingly popular during a downturn in the national economy, with some restaurants reporting a 25 percent increase…

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    A Grand Day Out at the Sheepdog Championships

      I know this is a cheat- I didn’t cook this- but it’s the best takeout around- my idea of the best last minute meal in Salt Lake. After a long road trip today it was great to pick it up and take it away home for a quick satisfying meal. It’s a roast smoked turkey breast sandwich with really great BBQ sauce and the best restaurant baked beans I’ve ever had. Where can you get it you ask? The answer is The SugarHouse Barbecue Company– if you come to Salt Lake don’t miss it. I must say that I think a Hornsby’s Hard Cider is the perfect accompaniment to this meal. And…

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    Saturday Night at the Grill

      Earlier today, I took my Mom on a little road-trip in my Jeep up Highway 89 towards Brigham City to the Willard, Utah  fruit-stands. I forgot my camera or I would have been able to show you a beautiful “Mayberry” type of country.  We bought two half-bushels of locally grown peaches, some corn in the husk, green and hot peppers, a local melon and some jarred preserves and then we headed over to Woodyatt Cherry Farms for some Montmorency tart pie cherries. They sell various size tubs of pitted pie cherries with sugar (these make the best cherry pie ever!), dried cherries, jam and cherry juice. Of course being such a cherry fan- this is…

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