German-style Sweet Potato Salad In this Sweet Potato Salad, I've used a favorite German potato salad recipe and adapted it to use sweet potatoes instead.
Braised Short Ribs With Mushrooms Recipe In honor of the 2013 Wild Mushroom Show, here is a recipe for succulent short ribs braised in a bone broth flavored with vegetable mirepoix, shiitake mushrooms, and fresh rosemary.
Northwest Vegetarian Cookbook: Borscht Recipe Borscht recipe is reprinted by permission from The Northwest Vegetarian Cookbook by Debra Daniels Zeller. It's been adapted for local Whatcom ingredients.
Fruit Ball Delight Recipe One fall day at the Bellingham Farmers Market, Nooksack 9 was offering Butterscotch melons, a deeply flavored variety of cantaloupe. Cantaloupe is something I've missed since moving to western Washington state years ago.
Recent Ideas and Menus
By Nancy Ging | February 20, 2010 | Comments (2)
In recent months, I’ve been reading and talking with people about the advantages of becoming a locavore*, a person who eats food grown, farmed, or produced locally. I’m giving it a try here in Whatcom County, Washington.
By Nancy Ging | December 11, 2013 | Comments (0)
I’d been looking forward to the annual BelleWood Acres Ciderfest for weeks. When I came in the door I was enveloped in the sweet, fruity smell of fresh apples and the lively sounds of the fiddle and guitar combo of the Gallus Brothers.
By Nancy Ging | October 30, 2013 | Comments (0)
Unexpected food finds are one of the things that make shopping at any local farmers market fun and interesting. Most recently I was excited to find locally grown organic sweet potatoes from Broad Leaf Farm (Everson).
By Nancy Ging | October 26, 2013 | Comments (0)
Every year in October the Northwest Mushroomers Association (NMA) hosts a Wild Mushroom Show at Bloedel Donovan Park in Bellingham. It is a unique event, and a remarkable demonstration of the diversity of nature. It’s also really fun!
By Nancy Ging | October 21, 2013 | Comments (0)
A fall chill was in the air, and by “chill” I mean it was windy and cold. I hadn’t been into town to visit the Bellingham Farmers Market for several weeks, so I was looking forward to seeing the produce vendors and what they were offering.