One of my favorite things about summer in the Pacific Northwest is the abundance of berries. The first to ripen are salmonberries. And they’re here! Salmonberry bushes grow wild along forest roads or hiking trails.
Ripe berries range from orange to red, and any shade in between.
We found so many camping on Shaw Island in the San [...]
“Do you know where we can get a nice crusty baguette?” I asked the gal working at Golden Glen Creamery.
“You’re going into Edison, right?”
“I don’t know. Where’s Edison?”
“Just up Farm to Market Road a couple miles. Breadfarm is there. That’s where you get bread.”
“Breadfarm. Okay. So I’ll just find it [...]
Golden Glen Creamery in Bow, Washington is spitting distance from the tulip fields we recently visited so we popped in for a block of cheese for our picnic lunch.
I wasn’t prepared for the decision making.
Golden Glen offers dozens of varieties of cheeses, including goudas, cheddars, feta, fresh mozzarella, parmesan and cheese [...]
St Clouds is the kind of restaurant that every neighborhood wants. The moment you walk in, you feel instantly welcomed, everyone from families to groups of friends to couples savor the made-from-scratch upscale comfort food, and the live music often gets customers up and dancing in the middle of the dining room.
Those are all great reasons [...]
With 2010 on it’s way out, it seems appropriate to summarize the year somehow, so I just added a new ”Best Of” page. Although this blog came to life in the end of 2009, all of these posts were written in 2010.
They are not only some of my favorites, but also they’re some of the most viewed posts (thank you for reading!).
I hope you [...]
One year ago today, I wrote my first blog post on A Dream Made Truth.
My initial intention was to create more of a website than a blog, a place for literary agents to find out more about the memoir I’m writing. I didn’t know what I was doing but I did understand that more readers was better than less [...]
Being a chef entails hovering over burners when the summertime kitchen temp is 120 degrees, working when your friends are out socializing, and being expected to gracefully receive criticism of your work from the public.
But once in a while, being a chef has its rewards. Those rewards are even greater if you’re married to the chef.
We’re co-owners Black Bottle, a gastro [...]
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