Tag Archives: Vegetables

New Menu Day at Cafe Presse

The 2013 Spring menu starts today at Cafe Presse…. as usual, the day kicked of for the staff with a menu tasting at quarter to nine in the morning.  You can check out the new menu for yourself by coming … Continue reading

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Cafe Presse Spring Menu Starts Tuesday

  The 2013 Spring menu at Cafe Presse begins this coming Tuesday, April 2rd at 9am. Its the time of the year when we bid “farewell” to winter favorites like Axoa, Raclette, Oysters and Soupe a l’oignon gratinée, and begin … Continue reading

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Café Presse New Menu: Staff Tasting Photos

The new mid-Winter menu at Café Presse began today, Thursday January 17, 2013.  As we do for each new menu, this morning we had a staff tasting so that everyone in the kitchen can learn to prepare the dishes and … Continue reading

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Pickled Mixed Peppers

Here is a very easy recipe for making pickled peppers.  The peppers may be eaten a day or two after canning, but are better if you wait a month or more.        

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Rainy Saturday at the Farmers Market

Saturday morning,  having coffee at a Greek restaurant up the street from the University District Farmers Market, reading Michael Lynch’s In Praise of Reason, thinking the reasonable course might be to stay here instead of going out into the rain … Continue reading

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Preserving the fruits of GPS labor

GPS Farm Stand This Summer, I added a new stop to my weekly Farmer’s Market rounds.  In a good week I am able to visit the Pike Place Market at least once, the University Market on Saturday and either Columbia … Continue reading

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Where did the flavor go?

It looks so nice;  why doesn’t it taste better? “Plant geneticists say they have discovered an answer to a near-universal question: Why are tomatoes usually so tasteless?” This is the question posed by a recent New York Times article by … Continue reading

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Farm Table Report – University Market May 26

9am Saturday at the University Farmers Market Memorial Day Weekend and the weather feels almost like summer.  Even at 9am, the air is warm, no breeze, few clouds. I took the old number 43 bus to the University Farmer’s Market … Continue reading

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University Farmers Market

The sky looked broken and unpromising on the way to the University Farmers Market this morning.  The market itself, by contrast, had a decidedly early Spring feel; not cold but not really warm.  Snatches of sunshine breaking through the clouds … Continue reading

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Benefit for Green Plate Special at Cafe Presse

What:  Benefit for Green Plate Special at the Corner Table When:  Tuesday May 29, 2012, 6:30pm Where:  The back room at Cafe Presse Cafe Presse is Happy to Welcome Green Plate Special If you follow this blog, you know that … Continue reading

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