Monthly Archives: November 2010

Our picks for the best food books that sport a local connection. by Clare Leschin-Hoar This year may have been a tough one for the environment (hello, oil spill!) and the economy (recession hangover, anyone?), but there’s still a bright … Continue reading

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BC Fungi, Food of the Gods By Arlene Kroeker “Gimme your money,” a masked man demanded of a group of buyers on a mountain road just outside Kelowna, before he sprayed them with pepper spray. He grabbed the money and … Continue reading

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How did we ever survive before the onset of refrigeration, pasteurization, and preservatives? Each fall, our forebears would set about preserving vegetables using the age-old craft of fermentation. Over the long winter months, their pickled, nutrient-packed vegetables kept them nourished … Continue reading

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The best way to treat your heritage bird: bag the brine and use the salt cure method instead. If you’ve plunked down a serious wad of cash for a heritage turkey, the last thing you want to do is drown … Continue reading

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Download this podcast. Subscribe to this podcast on iTunes. Welcome to Smart Food, the Edible Radio podcast hosted by Jane Black. Jane’s guest today is Rodney North of Equal Exchange. No matter how much you love chocolate, you probably feel … Continue reading

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Edible Portland stories are now on KATU’s AM Northwest. Did you know that Oregon cranberries are the biggest, juiciest and sweetest on the market? In this segment, meet Tim Vincent, the Oregon cranberry grower that produces Vincent Family Cranberry Juice, … Continue reading

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By John Pappalardo Fifteen years ago, long-line boats were a passing thought in New England’s commercial fishing industry. It was more profitable to drag, so that’s what most fishermen did. When it came to regulatory changes, as the majority, the … Continue reading

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By Garrett McCord – Photo by Ryan Donahue Mycologists speak a foreign language that most of us only heard briefly in high school. Words like mycelium and beta-glucan are vaguely familiar but they don’t possess much meaning. Then again the … Continue reading

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Liza Lee, mother of food writers Matt and Ted Lee, shares the Lee family food traditions. By Nancy McKibben – Photo by Catherine Murray “Ya gotta eat!” the fast food jingle reminds us. OK, we gotta, but thankfully fast food … Continue reading

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By Candice Woo Photography by Dhanrag Emanuel Today, San Diego’s Embarcadero, just west of downtown, is known primarily as a tourist destination-a place to catch departing cruise ships, check out a maritime museum or find a waterfront dining spot for … Continue reading

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