Monthly Archives: June 2013

Strawberry Season Is Upon Us

  Revel In Sweet, Succulent June Bearers This year is a banner one for berries, and my little deck garden is overflowing with fat, flavorful fruit. Between our island favorite Marshalls, our extra-early Rainiers, and the tiny, exquisite alpines, we … Continue reading

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Historic Marshall Strawberries

  Grow Oldies And Goodies For Fabulous Flavor It’s not exactly news that heritage fruit and vegetables have been making a comeback, regionally and nationally. However, recently I’ve noticed a new level of passion for some of the old favorites, … Continue reading

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Celebrating The First Tomatoes

  Early Harvests & Fine Feasts The first of almost anything often seems worth celebrating, especially if it involves eating something delicious. Here on Bainbridge Island, the entire community seemed to be rejoicing over the first local tomatoes to find … Continue reading

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Sweet And Savory Rhubarb Treats

  Crazy About Rhubarb All spring we’ve been eyeing the rhubarb plants, waiting for the exact moment to begin the harvest. We started in mid-May and are still gloating over the succulent stalks coming into the kitchen. For the record, … Continue reading

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