Celilo Restaurant, Hood River: Grilled peppers, corn, chanterelle mushrooms, arugula cream; Vintage Grill, Hood River Hotel: Bone-in Pork Shank confit, fresh shell and yellow beans, fall peppers two ways; Water’s Edge Bistro, The Dalles: Pear FlatbreadSeptember 9, 2015 7:46 p.m. read more..
I love to cook, and I love to cook with my kids. I spend a lot of time planning, shopping and cooking food for my family. We eat dinner together as a family every night and we generally expect our kids to eat what we eat. As a food writ- er, blogger and lover, having my kids enjoy food and eat well is very important to me, and I find that the best way to accomplish this is to get them involved in the kitchen.September 9, 2015 6:59 a.m. read more..
Mary Sandoz Leighton draws a rough, farm-worn finger down the ledger page. The customer bought cabbage, carrots and turnips, and hasn’t paid his bill. There’s not much luck of Mary collecting, however. The debt is 131 years old. “They will forever owe 60 cents,” Mary says with a sigh.September 8, 2015 10:05 p.m. read more..
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, family farming is on the decline. It has been since its peak in the 1930s, when there were close to 7 million family farms in the country. By 2002, the number had leveled off at around 2 million.September 8, 2015 9:36 p.m. read more..
From the mountain to the river, these are your local farmers, growers, and producers — working hard to provide fresh produce year-round.June 15, 2015 3:57 p.m. read more..
I teach a variety of food preservation classes each year that highlight the many methods available for preserving food. These methods include freezing, drying, fermenting, boiling water bath canning, pressure canning, smoking, and even turning milk into cheese and yogurt. Because of the risk of food-borne illnesses and the preservation of valuable nutrients, my favorite methods of putting up foods are freezing and fermenting.June 12, 2015 11:41 a.m. read more..
You can almost hear the desperation in Chef Roman Deingruber’s voice. “I’ll take whatever they can give me,” he pleads.June 10, 2015 9:29 p.m. read more..
If you ask Jim Lambert, there’s something very special about milk and honey. Lambert, owner of North Land of Milk and Honey Dairy in Trout Lake, uses this belief to fuel his passion for his raw milk dairy business, the only one of its kind in the region.June 10, 2015 6:25 a.m. read more..
Plant a cabbage in your front yard. Go ahead. No one’s going to arrest you. At least not in Hood River. But around the country, from Los Angeles to Orlando and even in the midst of Iowa corn country in Des Moines, front yard vegetable gardeners are facing fines, and in some cases, city officials bulldoze their gardens.June 8, 2015 10 p.m. read more..
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