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Israel: Sufganiyot is Hanukkah Tradition

The traditional foods of the Jewish winter festival of Hanukkah incorporate oil as a reference to the oil of the lamps of the ancient Temple...

Edible Flowers Spring into Flavor

With the warm, sunny months upon us, the season of flowers has arrived. While those colorful, sweet-smelling plants make lovely decorations and gifts, they can...

Getting To Know Your Local Greens

A bushel of greens walk into a salad bar. Each type of leaf takes its seat just left of the ranch dressing and the lot...

Maximus Minimus on the Road Again

What’s that on the corner of 6th and Pike? Is it a space ship? Some kind of experimental military vehicle? It couldn’t possibly be what it...

The Locals Love: Mick’s Peppourri Jelly

The setting: Your home. The event: A dinner party. The problem: Fear of boring your guests with the same, old dishes. The solution: A little...

Best French Crepes in Seattle

Believe it or not, the Greater Puget Sound area has a lot in common with the French region of Brittany. Both places are known for...

Seattle’s Best French Restaurants

There’s an excellence and attention to detail in French cuisine that is unparalleled in the world of food. Everything from the fresh ingredients to the...

Seattle’s Best French Cafes

Bonjour et bienvenue, hungry Seattleites. The fresh Spring air in the Emerald City is full of delicious scents, and many of them are coming from...

Seattle Locals Love: Chukar Cherries

The noble Washington cherry. Sweet, firm and pleasant to the eye, it’s one of the many natural bounties that make Washington such a great state....

The Locals Love: Holmquist Hazelnuts

The historical accounts of Whatcom County, Washington have plenty of good things to say about one John V. Holmquist, a Finnish farmer who left his...