Spring Cleanse Menu

Category : February, Seasonal Menu Ideas

Photo of plated Spring Cleanse MenuCurrants, plums and forsythias are beginning to bloom, crocuses sprouted several weeks ago, and the gardeners among us  are wearing dirt under their fingernails and big smiles. Spring is definitely coming, if not already here, and it’s time to think about spring cleaning, both inside and out. Stay with me for a minute and I’ll show how that’s related to this week’s menu. Continue Reading

First Menu–Mushrooms!

Category : February, Seasonal Menu Ideas

Photo of Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms MenuI began this week by wandering through the Community Food Co-op at Cordata and Westerly in Bellingham, looking for locally grown produce.  The Co-op labels local produce with the farm name on the price sign, so it’s easy to spot. Produce from out of the area is labelled with a state code (WA, OR, CA, etc.), or with the country of origin. Continue Reading