Category Archives: Local

Nell’s in Green Lake – A Gem in Our Own Backyard

The Foodshed has been all over the world, eating out at wonderful restaurants in Belgium, New York, Gig Harbor, Port Townsend and Portland. Who knew that we only had to go to our own backyard to eat some of the … Continue reading

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Baked Trout With Parsley Pesto

We’re down to our last bit of fish – a trout fillet – before our next fish delivery from Surfin’ Seafood. What to make? On a chilly spring afternoon, a simple baked trout in pesto is a fulfilling weeknight dinner. … Continue reading

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April Planting in Seattle: Garlic, Peas, Arugula and Potatoes

The sun burst through the Seattle clouds for a few hours today, and we were delighted to get out into our garden to do some April planting. Right now, we’re planting arugula, sugar pod peas, potatoes, and herbs. Come see … Continue reading

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FoodShed Foraging – A Mussels Feast at Case Inlet

It was a glorious Saturday on the Key Peninsula this weekend, and after a quick hike through the woods in the back forty, we headed down to the beach to do a little exploring at low tide. The Puget Sound … Continue reading

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Borscht a la Andrea – A Hearty Beet and Cabbage Soup

This recipe comes from our dear friend Andrea, who currently is cooking out east in Taos. She passed down the recipe from her Russian grandparents, who, if this recipe is any indication, were fantastic cooks. We added one secret ingredient … Continue reading

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Kale, White Bean and Ciabatta Soup

When we first tasted this soup (modified from a recipe from Nostrana in Portland), it was so rich, complex, and almost smoky tasting, we thought maybe we’d accidentally put meat in it without noticing. But, we’re guessing the real reason … Continue reading

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A Washington Wine, Oregon Cheese and Seattle Pickled Herring

These simple appetizers, foraged up from around our neighborhood, made a perfect pre-dinner snack. We’re huge fans of City Cellar Fine Wines on 45th street in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood, which is where we got the Thurston Wolfe Lemberger. The folks … Continue reading

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