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Garden of delights: Horseradish warms a gray February

By on January 25, 2017 in Articles, Good food with 0 Comments
Garden of delights: Horseradish warms a gray February

Horseradish, Moringa oleifera, is easy to grow. And that really is the problem. This relative of wasabi, cabbage, mustard, beets and radishes makes itself at home in the garden once it has put down roots. It has the potential of … Continue reading

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The chicken and her eggs

By on November 16, 2016 in Articles, Good food, Health with 0 Comments

By Dr. Jim Brown It is pretty obvious we Americans love our eggs, and we eat a lot of chicken, too. Over 80 billion eggs and over 8 billion chickens are consumed annually. As of August, there are 89 million … Continue reading

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Preserving the bounty of the Valley

By on September 28, 2016 in Articles, Good food, Health with 0 Comments
Preserving the bounty of the Valley

By Maureen Stivers I have spent the last three months functioning as a human Cuisinart. This is nobody’s fault but my own. I am not a farm-kitchen girl at heart, but I can’t stop myself from picking, pitting, peeling, chopping, … Continue reading

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Farmers Market vendors bring something fresh to the local tables

Farmers Market vendors bring something fresh to the local tables

By Eron Drew “Know Your Farmer” is an adage that has been thrown around a lot in recent years.  As a nation, we have moved away from local foods and have relied heavily on supermarkets and big box stores to … Continue reading

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Great time of the year for these blues

By on June 1, 2016 in Articles, Good food with 0 Comments
Great time of the year for these blues

By Bonnie Orr Blueberries will be ripening by the end of the month. The wonder of this fruit is that you can grow varieties of blueberry plants that produce early, mid and late season fruit. (And then in the fall, … Continue reading

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Singing the praises of Pinot Noir

By on May 11, 2016 in Good food, Wine with 0 Comments

By Alex Saliby I like Pinot Noir wines, but it wasn’t always that way. I remember reading Hugh Johnson’s works decades ago and wondering why that bon vivant seemed to be carrying on a love affair with the red wines … Continue reading

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Childhood memories come flooding back on a hunt for morels

Childhood memories come flooding back on a hunt for morels

Story and Photos By Lance Stegemann Clutching to an overhanging tree limb, I tried to steady myself as I dug a foothold into the steep side slope. The ground is blackened from a forest fire that took place only a … Continue reading

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A family goes hunting the wild mushroom

A family goes hunting the wild mushroom

By Marlene Farrell Photos by Kevin Farrell Last fall when Sherri Schneider agreed to take my family out for a day of mushroom hunting so I could write an article about this uncommon outdoor pursuit, she insisted that our hunting … Continue reading

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What’s your favorite tool in the kitchen?

By on February 19, 2016 in Articles, Good food with 0 Comments
What’s your favorite tool in the kitchen?

By Bonnie Orr I asked friends to name their favorite kitchen implement. Instantly, they each said, “Ah that is an easy question!” and then named their most frequently used kitchen tool. My friend Flo said that she couldn’t live without … Continue reading

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Drinking apples in France

By on October 20, 2015 in Articles, Good food, Travel with 0 Comments

Doing the cider route where apples have been pressed for hundreds of years photos and story By Alan Moen When my wife and I decided to visit the French regions of Brittany and Normandy this spring, it wasn’t just because … Continue reading

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Siren call to a beautiful winery & wines

By on October 7, 2015 in Articles, Good food, Wine with 0 Comments

By Alex Saliby Summer’s been difficult. First came the heat and the wind, then the fires, and they’re still causing difficulty beyond discussion. In the wine world, all that early heat brought on early harvest. In some fields, harvest was … Continue reading

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Rising star sparkles at Plain Cellars

By on September 4, 2015 in Articles, Good food, Wine with 0 Comments

By Alex Saliby Back in October of 2014 I mentioned Bob Sage and Garrett Grubbs at Plain Cellars. That was a brief note in passing, without any details. It’s past time to correct that glossing over and provide some details … Continue reading

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Dry local Rosés more to my liking

By on August 5, 2015 in Articles, Good food, Wine with 0 Comments

By Alex Saliby Rosé is a wine usually made from the juice of red grapes although it may also have some white wine blended in. This is true whether one is making a non-sparkling wine called still wine or a sparkling … Continue reading

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Fish & Food

By on May 26, 2015 in Articles, Good food, Health with 0 Comments
Fish & Food

By Jessica Creel Joey Aguilar, a financial banker, and his wife, Cassidy, a dental hygienist, have made a practice of being mindful of what they put into their bodies as well as researching innovative new ideas. For many years they … Continue reading

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The Guanajuato Coffee Scene

By on March 25, 2015 in Articles, Good food, Travel with 0 Comments
The Guanajuato Coffee Scene

It is always a pleasant late morning stop to have coffee, just like going to the Vogue in Chelan. Besides you always need to stop and rest after the brisk walk to the historic centro.  You can always get the … Continue reading

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The locally grown lifestyle

By on September 23, 2014 in Articles, Good food with 0 Comments
The locally grown lifestyle

  Story and photos by Brad Lane You are what you eat, or so the old saying goes. And if that is true, then Chris Petry of Oh Yeah! Farms in Leavenworth is fresh, local and organic. And those words … Continue reading

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Nice guy, beautiful wines, artful setting

By on September 10, 2014 in Articles, Good food, Wine with 0 Comments

By Alex Saliby Ed Rutledge is a winemaker, and a good one. He’s also my neighbor and friend, which is one reason I’ve not written about him and the Eagle Creek Winery before this. I had some silly notion that … Continue reading

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Looking for the perfect shot of coffee

By on August 26, 2014 in Articles, Good food, Travel with 0 Comments
Looking for the perfect shot of coffee

  Editor’s note: The Good Life first ran a story on Charley Voorhis in June 2011 shortly after he finished Harmony Field, a nature-themed work, and was still a teacher at the Wenatchee Valley Technical Skills Center. Since then, he … Continue reading

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Snowgrass Winery: ‘Good Baaa to summer’

By on August 6, 2014 in Events, Good food, Outdoor Fun, Wine with 0 Comments

Snowgrass Winery of Entiat will hold its fourth annual “Good Baaa to Summer,” a wine and cheese tasting, on Sunday, Aug. 24, from noon to 5 p.m. at the winery. The event celebrates the “ruminant renaissance’” in Washington food and … Continue reading

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Wenatchee Uncovered: EZ’s Drive Thru

By the Staff at Wenatchee Uncovered We are completely biased when it comes to EZ’s Drive Thru.  It goes way back to when there was Valley North Mall in Wenatchee and Shelly’s had cookies in the mall with amazing sandwiches.  … Continue reading

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