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About Seattle Foodshed

We live in the Pacific Northwest, where we're cultivating our urban garden and eating the fruits (and vegetables) of our labors.

March Planting in Seattle: Vegetables and Flowers

It’s daylight savings weekend – the weekend in which the clocks spring forward and the daylight lasts an hour longer and all of Seattle gets a little giddy from a burst of sunlight and an extra dose of Vitamin D. … Continue reading

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Chicken and Dumplings (+ Mushrooms) For Dinner

A few weekends ago, the skies opened up over the Pacific Northwest, dumping buckets of rain. From the shelter of our car parked down at the beach, we could see the blue-grey rainclouds coming up the inlet a good half … Continue reading

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Farro Salad with Shallots and Parsley

This farro salad reminds me of summer picnics. Maybe it’s the green parsley and the bite of the vinegar dressing? At any rate, this delicious side dish from Alice Waters is easy to make and healthily satisfying to eat. Bring … Continue reading

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Indian-Spiced Chicken with Tomatoes and Cream Sauce

This Indian chicken and cream sauce recipe from Bon Appetit takes a little time to stew, but is very straightforward to make. The house fills with wonderful smells as the flavors cook down and meld together – a perfect recipe … Continue reading

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Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

You know those days where you come home from work and you know you should work out, but all you want to do is eat something healthy and warming and then climb into bed with tea and cookies and a … Continue reading

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Spicy Beans with Wilted Greens and a Sausage on Top

Ok. We’ve tagged this recipe as vegetarian, and yes, we can see there’s clearly a sausage sitting on top of these beans and greens. But this recipe from Bon Appetit stands proudly, richly, healthily on its own without the sausage. … Continue reading

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Romantic Evenings at le Caviste Wine Bar in Seattle’s South Lake Union

Is there anything more romantic than sharing a glass of wine at a sidewalk bar in Paris? Probably not. But if you can’t get to Paris and you happen to be in Seattle, there’s a cozy little slice of Parisian … Continue reading

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Paella: A romantic Valentine’s Day dinner

There’s something romantic about sharing paella. Maybe it’s the luxury of eating chicken, shrimp, chorizo, and mussels, all in one dish. Maybe it’s the velvety golden saffron-scented rice and vegetables, all intermingled together. Whatever it is, there’s something special about … Continue reading

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Spicy Deconstructed Dumplings with Rice Noodles and Bok Choi

This deconstructed dumpling recipe has that familiar dumpling flavor, but comes together at home in a lot less time. Bright flavors from the ginger plus the option to add as many greens as you’d like make this recipe from the … Continue reading

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Stir-Fried Farro with Ginger Shrimp and an Egg on Top

As Seattle heads into a cold snap, we could really use something hearty to warm us up. Also: we love eggs, we love shrimp, and we’ve recently really gotten into the versatile, protein-rich grain called farro. So, we thought we’d … Continue reading

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