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The local grapevine

The dreary weather yesterday got us hunkered down and brooding, especially after reading a couple of things about media bubbles having been created out of the decline of the local papers.  795 more words

Spring into Pacific Northwest Food

Never have I ever been so excited for spring! Each sliver of sun has me beaming as blooms burst forth from their winter burrows. And with spring sprung, all I can think about is our delicious PNW food. 383 more words


Black Gold will Feed your Soul

It’s November 19, 2016 and it is 60 degrees and the sun in shining. Today I awoke at 6 am with extra energy and a desire to get out in the garden to add compost to my raised beds. 283 more words


The Garlic Bulb

A hot cast iron skillet, olive oil and minced garlic is the secret to let your loved ones know dinner is being prepared! Jenny, my wife, told me her Oma always started the stove and placed oil and garlic in the skillet moments before her husband came home and he would exclaim “smells wonderful.” Her husband would think she had been preparing the meal for hours before he got home when in reality she had just started before he arrived. 489 more words


Where to buy Local

During the #LangleyEatsLocal challenge, I decided to go and see exactly what it took for someone to truly shop local. Farmer’s markets are the #1 choice of course and I support them as much as I can. 850 more words

Summer Vegetable Lasagna

Inspired by The Greens Cook Book: Extraordinary Vegetarian Cuisine from the Celebrated Restaurant by Deborah Madison with Edward Espe Brown

This is a three part recipe. 404 more words


Trail-side Dining

It is the beginning of July in the Pacific North West and the eating is good.

Three species Oregon Grape are well endowed with powder blue berries at the moment. 406 more words