Food

Recipe: Bread-and-Butter Pickled Onion Relish

Bread-and-Butter Pickled Onion Relish
Contributed by Alex English
These pickles are good on the occasional burger, or on a hot dog, in lieu of sauerkraut. I’ve enjoyed them frequently over rice, with a fried egg and some soy sauce. [more]

Gleaning Is the New Black

By Robin Hamilton / Photos by Steve Lenz

Jean Wilkinson bends, moves the crushed yellow stalks of the onion to the right, and pulls. Two quick clips with her scissors, and she has her prize: an ever-so-slightly pockmarked Walla Walla sweet onion. She pops it into her bucket and moves on. [more]

The Ice Cream Family: Picking Your Favorite Relative

By Genevieve Jones / Photos by Greg Lehman

There aren’t words to describe the “udder” joy unleashed by a sweet, frozen treat on a sweltering summer day. [more]

To Market, Two Markets

By Gillian Frew / Photos by Steve Lenz

Ah, the farmers market: The smell of summer, the colorful sight of fresh produce neatly arrayed in the sun, the hum of live music mingling with good conversation, the taste of something fresh-squeezed — it’s a feast for the senses.  [more]

The Kitchen Tango: Behind the Scenes at T. Maccarone’s

By Diane Reed / Photos by Colby Kuschatka

A night out at a good restaurant can be a transformative experience. When the preparation, execution and presentation come together like a beautiful dance — it can be bliss. [more]

Real Cooks: Theodore Carlat

Going Against the Grain

By Genevieve Jones / Photos by Colby Kuschatka

Three days a week, Theodore Carlat wanders around the Garden Vegan Café with slices of dark, dense bread.  [more]

Creating A Raw Diet That’s Healthy and Tasty

By Genevieve Jones / Photos by Greg Lehman

Matthew Knoefler doesn’t own a stove or an oven, and he uses his microwave to store spices. Although he technically doesn’t “cook” much of his food, he is the focus of this month’s “Real Cooks” because his culinary creativity sets him apart from other residents of Milton-Freewater. [more]