The weather is becoming warmer, the days longer, and the cherry blossoms are making their debut. This past weekend we ventured out to the Olympic Peninsula, bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean, the east by the Hood Canal, north by the Strait of San Juan de Fuca, and anchored by the splendid Olympic Mountains. The sun was bright and warm, the water sparkling, and the mountains snow-capped and so grand that we felt as if they were always watching over us.
A fab bookstore in Olympia, WA.My love language. The Hama Hama Oyster Saloon sits on the Hood Canal and is the perfect place to enjoy a beautiful view, slurp oysters, make new friends and sit around the fire. We tried most of the menu but will always default to raw oysters! The Walrus and the Carpenter serves Hama Hama oysters so you know they are some of the best. Also loved the grilled oysters with a variety of butter sauces. YUM. Grab a dozen on your way out to shuck that evening. Mounds and mounds of oyster shells.BateauView of the Olympics from our deck.The butter to my bread, and the breath to my life.
Making this tomorrow for the first time. Thanks to my sweet friend and amazing chef Emilee for treating us to the BEST Bolognese ever while we were in Austin a few weeks ago.