Stirfry is always a good option when you need something quick to prepare, or when you want to use up small amounts of ingredients left in the refrigerator. You can combine almost any kind of meat and/or vegetables, add simple seasonings and a little liquid, fry it quickly in a hot pan, and dinner is ready! Continue Reading
Foods produced by the following sources have been used in our recipes. Some do not use only ingredients from Whatcom County, but they make their products here. Also, while you may be able to buy directly from these producers, their products are often available at grocery stores or other retail outlets. Continue Reading
Onions are vegetables that can be stored throughout the winter in our area. Onions are pulled from the garden when the tops bend over, and are dried before storing in a cool place. Onion bulbs planted in the late fall will sprout early in the spring after a mild winter.
The flavors of mushrooms and onions blend beautifully when sautéed in butter, perhaps seasoned with local herbs such as garlic, thyme, or rosemary. The sweet carmelized flavor of onions, the earthy flavor of mushrooms, and the fragrant effects of warmed herbs make a nice side dish or topping for red meat entrées. They also combine well with many other cooked vegetables, such as potatoes, carrots, and zucchini. A little wine added during cooking enhances the flavors. Continue Reading
Hearty and delicious, Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms make a warming winter dish and are also perfect for grilling in the summer. During our cold winters, there aren’t a lot of local choices in the produce department, so Twin Sisters mushrooms are a welcome ingredient. The meaty portabella is chewy enough to use as a hamburger replacement. Continue Reading