Earlier this summer, Sostanza closed it’s doors. Sostanza has been in operation for over 20 years serving amazing Italian food in Madison Park. It also had my vote for the most romantic outdoor seating in Seattle, with it’s gorgeous views … Continue reading Madison Park Conservatory – what is it??
So if you want to go on a huckleberry adventure, I have written a basic guide for people wanting to pick berries in the Pacific Northwest. Here we go… When and Where: The berries are ripe somewhere between late August … Continue reading How to pick Huckleberries in the Pacific Northwest
This past weekend, I decided to make some tomato sauce from scratch. I have done it a couple of times before, but I still required some phone consultations from my mother. I love my tomato sauce and always treasure it … Continue reading Tomato Sauce – A Creation Story
I was lucky to get the last minute invitation to a Farm Dinner at the Local Roots Farm . It was a fundraiser for the Sno Valley Tilth, which is an organization that supports organic farmers in the Snoqualmie and … Continue reading Local Roots Farm Dinner
So I don’t mean to brag, but I really know my huckleberry picking. I have been picking these tart and complex little berries longer than I can remember. My hippie cowboy dad used to take us up into the mountains near where we lived in Trout Creek, Montana. Trout Creek is a town with a population of 261 and if you blinked while driving through, you would miss it. But it is famous for a couple of reasons, but the most important for this blog post is that BY LAW it is “The Huckleberry Capital of Montana” and has hosted … Continue reading Huckleberry Picking Part 1 of 3 – A Personal History
Okay, so I am not the first person to find this place. Every time I make the inexplicably long trip to Ballard to visit this gelateria, I encounter a line of twenty other Italiaphiles just like me waiting in line. … Continue reading The Best Gelato in Seattle – D’Ambrosia Gelateria in Ballard
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