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Ski Cookies

These cookies are a great high-energy treat for the ski slopes or any outdoor adventure.

Cold Days, Hot Toddies

By Kara Furr While I’m all for a good Tom and Jerry on a cold winter day, so many more hot cocktails are just as...

North Country Wines

Fine wines from east of the Cascades in Oregon and Washington have put the Northwest on the map as a favored grape growing region.

The Natural Connection

North Cascades Institute's Foodshed Initiative is delicious and nutritious for people and the planet.

Annie’s Pizza Station

Annie's Pizza StationStory and photos by Sue Madsen Concrete, Washington, is famous for its speed trap, its role as the setting for Tobias Wolff’s “This...

Home grown

From delicatessens to fine dining establishments, more restaurants are seeking local food producers to supply their culinary needs. While foreign products may be less expensive than locally produced crops, there are many advantages to shopping and eating locally...

Fuel the ride

Since 2007, Erin Baker’s Wholesome Baked Goods, based in Bellingham, has been helping kids get fueled up and geared up for skiing or snowboarding at the Mt. Baker Ski Area...

Good Brews

GOOD BREWS Story and photos by Aubrey Laurence New breweries popping up. According to the Brewers Association, which represents craft breweries in the United States,...

‘Tis the Season: Recipes for hot, spiked drinks

By Amy Gibson Winter is a quiet time in nature, when life has retreated into roots and seeds, saving energy for the promise of sun....

Wild summer plants to balance the state of the season

By Jacqueline Thompson The Cascades truly blossom into their namesake in summer, as water rushes from glaciated peaks to feed the land and wild plants....