Recipe

Gooseberry Chutney

Recipe courtesy Matt Costello of the Inn at Langley

07/14/2009

Dish

GOOSED!

Gooseberries are in season—find them at Schuh Farms and Grouse Mountain Farm farmers markets stands—and just right for pie, jam, and chutney. Matt Costello of the Inn at Langley shares a recipe for Gooseberry Chutney.

07/14/2009 By Jess Thomson

Article

A Fruity Twofer

Pluots, recalling textures of a plum and the flesh of an orange, fall in farmers’ favor because their harvest season stretches from mid-June through late October. The products of crossbreeding, pluots come in varieties like Flavor Supreme and Dapple

06/23/2009 By Jess Thomson

Article

Nature's Gnarliest

Celery root isn’t pretty, but that doesn’t mean you can’t cook with it. Plus, a recipe for Celery Root Soup.

06/05/2009 By Jess Thomson

Article

Stalking Up for Winter

Wheat produces local berries for cooking all year long. Plus, a recipe for Chicken with Cherry-Wheat Berry Stuffing.

06/05/2009 By Jess Thomson

Article

A Fish For All Seasons

Good news, halibut lovers: Everyone’s favorite spring fish sticks around for summer. Plus, a Spring Pea and Halibut Salad recipe.

05/22/2009 By Jess Thomson

Article

Rhubarb Rocks

Rhubarb rocks the tongue with its tartness, but you can make it more perky than punchy with this recipe for coffee cake with orange-rhubarb compote.

04/22/2009 By Jess Thomson

Article

Sting Operation

When life gives you nettles, eat them.

03/16/2009 By Jess Thomson

RECIPE

Rosemary Crackers

Recipe courtesy Daniel Ahern

01/14/2009

Article

Love Bites

This Valentine’s Day, declare your love with cheese.

01/14/2009 By Jess Thomson

Article

Our Overlooked Lentil

Inside the world of Washington’s least-celebrated crop.

01/07/2009 By Jess Thomson

RECIPE

Oatmeal, Apricot, and Pecan Cookies

Recipe courtesy Leslie Mackie of Macrina Bakery

01/07/2009

Article

Flour Power

Shrink that carbon footprint, start baking.

01/05/2009 By Jess Thomson

Article

Digging In

If you want to try Washington’s best bivalve, grab a bucket and head to the beach.

01/04/2009 By Jess Thomson

Article

Garlic Goes Green

The stinking rose sprouts a fresh look (and taste) for spring.

01/04/2009 By Jess Thomson

Article

Hog Heaven

The fattest pig in town is also the tastiest.

12/28/2008 By Jess Thomson

Article

Nectar of the Pods

With fresh chickpeas, it’s what’s inside that counts.

12/28/2008 By Jess Thomson

Article

Bee Sweet

Local beekeepers work to keep hives alive.

12/27/2008 By Jess Thomson

Article

The Poor Man’s Steak

Hunting porcini in the Washington wild. 

12/19/2008 By Langdon Cook