Monthly Archives: September 2018



Here’s to Tender Swine,
Intelligent Fowl,
and a few Pear Pairs

This week I’m thinking about Northwest pears and a couple of easy-but-hearty options for the center of my plate, a term that once meant some kind of protein that complemented the sides. Today, people are redefining the plate – but read more
September 26, 2018
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Soft Spots: Hard Cider,
our Oktoberfest Fare
and Non-Plastic Wrap

Hard cider aficionados know that craft ciders are as complex and nuanced as fine wine and as drinkable and refreshing as good beer.But if you avoid ciders thinking they’re sweet and taste like apple juice, you’re comparing apples to oranges read more
September 19, 2018
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Obatzda (German Beer Cheese Dip)

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Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

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Hushpuppies

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Apples are Crawling,
Pears are Prepping,
Pumpkins are Plumping

The warm dry days of July and August along with the relatively warm nights well into September has slowed the apple season to a crawl. Apples need cool night-time temps to put the final touch on their color and crispness. read more
September 13, 2018
Posted in Fresh Talker


Italian Food Offers
Aid and Comfort
as Fall Approaches

We’re easing into comfort food season, and our Wine Shops are featuring Italian wines this month. So here are some Italian comfort food suggestions that are super easy to make yet will taste like you spent real time in the read more
September 12, 2018
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September Arrives
by Sea (Pacific Cod)
and By Air (Bees)

It’s been almost a year since we got to know Amelia Burns Stewart at Blue North and fell in love with the Pacific cod humanely harvested by her father and uncle, Michael and Patrick Burns. The Burns have been longline read more
September 5, 2018
Posted in Food People Love, Fresh Talker