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Garbure Béarnaise

The  region of the Béarn in the Pyrenees Atlantique has a rich culinary tradition, one that it shares in part with its neighbors.  To the north is Gascony, with its love all things duck, including the use of duck fat, … Continue reading

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The Fall Harvest Season Arrives at the Pike Place Market

When I think of the growing season in Seattle from the distance of the winter, I often make the mistake of associating July and August with height of the harvest.  This year especially, because of the very mild summer, spending … Continue reading

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Farmers making a decent living

In a August 17, 2011 New York Times article, Mark Bittman paints a hopeful picture of the boom in small, family-run, sustainable farms in one part of America.  His piece on the return of farming to Maine makes the case … Continue reading

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