Sticker Shock

Organics and Healthier Foods are More Available, but Not Everyone Can Afford Them. Some Oregonians are Looking for Solutions...

Starve a Cold Feed a Fever

About this time of year, many of us will wake up with achy muscles, a sore throat, or a stuffy nose. We’ll call in sick to work, and we’ll settle on the couch with a quilt to watch reruns of Perry Mason. At some point, if our stomachs can handle it, we might think about food....

Winter’s Bounty in a Bean Shell

In my restaurant career, shell beans were rarely “worthy” of the fine dining experience—that is, until Ayers Creek Farm introduced their fresh heirloom shell beans at Wildwood Restaurant....

Edible Seasonals: Brussels Sprouts

Is there a vegetable more despised, condemned for its lack of subtlety, its imposing perfume? Brussels sprouts are like cilantro. People don’t have mixed feelings about them. They either love them or hate them....