Posts From the monthly archives: "August 2017"

As a solar eclipse swept across North America, Eugene experienced 99.3 percent totality An ascending sequence of photographs from the event above Eugene, Ore., beginning at 9:15 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Aug. 21, 2017…(Read More)

Tomato takeover

By | | Cooking

There was a day when the only tomatoes you ever saw in a market were red. They might vary in size and shape, but they were all red. That changed with the reintroduction of unevenly striped, deeply lobed and oddly shaped heirloom varieties Use these to their best advantage, especially in salads or tarts, where…(Read More)

PNW Veg By Kim O’Donnel (Sasquatch Books, 272 pages, $29.95) In case you need some help deciding what to do with the dizzying array of vegetables available now at the farmers’ markets, Seattle chef, journalist and teacher Kim O’Donnel’s “PNW Veg: 100 Vegetable Recipes Inspired by the Local Bounty of the…(Read More)

The variety of fruit available combined with overwhelming heat makes sorbet my dessert of choice right now. This very easy recipe is just fruit, simple syrup and lots of cold You can use any fruit you like, either alone or in combination. I used three perfectly ripe, peeled nectarines, two white and one yellow, and…(Read More)

Not quite total

By | | Events, Photojournalism

As a solar eclipse swept across North America, Eugene experienced 99.3 percent totality An ascending sequence of photographs from the event above Eugene, Ore., beginning at 9:15 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Aug…

Tomato takeover

By | | Cooking

There was a day when the only tomatoes you ever saw in a market were red. They might vary in size and shape, but they were all red. That changed with the reintroduction of unevenly striped…

Fruit sorbet perfect way to beat heat

By | | Cooking

The variety of fruit available combined with overwhelming heat makes sorbet my dessert of choice right now. This very easy recipe is just fruit, simple syrup and lots of cold You can use any fruit you…