At the recent Great Northwest Wine Competition, wine professionals judged 800 wines from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia. Of these, 267 were white or pink wines — of which 24 won gold medals.
Salmon with olive tapenade served with fettuccini and asparagus is a great harbinger of spring. Pan-searing the salmon makes it crisp on the outside and tender and moist inside. The salmon takes only a few minutes to cook this way.
Certain ingredients – including clams, mussels, rack of lamb, skirt steak and dark chocolate – make meals delicious with very little effort on your part. Really, you’d have to be an idiot to screw them up.
What if you could get a good amount of nutrition and feel satisfied, all from a tiny seed?
Mac and cheese is all about technique. And you thought it was about the cheese.
The inaugural Great Northwest Wine Competition is in the books, and the results showed a delicious diversity of wines from across the Pacific Northwest.
Neapolitan bistecca alla pizzaioli (Steak with Spicy Tomato Sauce) was originally used to disguise the poor quality of meat in this region of Italy. Today, we can enjoy excellent meats with this sauce for a quick and delicious meal.
I love lamb, in every way and every cut. But I don’t eat it very often because of the same thing that tends to make it so very delicious — its fattiness.
If you thought grapefruit was just for breakfast, you’ve been missing a big opportunity. There’s still time to make a grapefruit and avocado salad, a spicy grapefruit and mint chutney or a grapefruit custard tart before the season ends in early spring.
Shy and smiling, petite 7-year-old Madyson Wetzel doesn’t seem like the next Steve Jobs or Julia Child. But thanks to her creative ideas on fancy marshmallows, her Bonney Lake family is three years into a entrepreneurial gourmet trajectory that has taken them from holiday bazaars to major retail outlets and media – without losing a scrap of the original girly cuteness.
The classic Easter or spring lamb often is served with mint jelly. And that’s fine, assuming you want to play it safe.
Paul Beveridge’s story is one often told in the wine industry: He began making wine at home. Soon, his passion became his profession.
Joyce Chen was a mid-20th-century Boston-area restaurateur, television cooking show host and cookbook author who sought to provide Americans with genuine Chinese food in an age when soy sauce was an exotic ingredient found on the gourmet shelf in markets.
I was giving one of my periodic talks at local libraries the other day, and someone asked whether I knew a good way to prepare artichokes. It stopped me cold. “A” good way? Only one? Which one?
Nalley’s Pickles may be gone from Tacoma, but a new pickle brand is quickly greening up the city. Lynnae’s Gourmet Pickles formed just one month after Nalley’s closed up its Tacoma shop in July 2011. The start-up just expanded its all-natural sweet and sour pickles to a national audience.
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