Lentils-Worthy Of a Festival

Few foods are considered both a protein and a vegetable, and the mighty lentil flexes its nutritional muscle for both.  This lens-shaped seed resides in the legume family and was the center of at… Read More

(Aug 25, 2014)

The Gift of Berries & Cherries

By Craig T. Hunt RDN Summer is a unique time for enjoying freshly picked Washington strawberries, raspberries, cherries, blackberries, blueberries and apricots.  My family visited a local Spok… Read More

(Aug 6, 2014)

Two Hot Dog Nights at the Ballpark

By Craig T. Hunt RDN Last week’s Fireworks Night at the Spokane Indians baseball game attracted over 5,000 fans. The fans were jubilantly united when the song “Take Me Out to the Ballpa… Read More

(Jun 26, 2014)

What's On Our Table

What our family eats varies with the seasons. Here’s a look at some of the food gracing our table during this  summertime season in Washington state. Grilled Portabello Burgers - I f… Read More

(Jul 28, 2014)

Cooking With Rhubarb

Much like daffodils and tulips, rhubarb stalks emerge from the cold ground in early spring. At first they look like oversized red asparagus, but as they grow taller, giant green leaves spread out from… Read More

(Jun 19, 2014)

Dinner on the Fly

During my college waitressing years I was introduced to a whole new kitchen vocabulary. My first week of training the chef shouted down the line (def: the row of cooks), “86 tomatoes!” All… Read More

(May 6, 2014)

Green is good. Blue is BAD.

Green is good.  Blue is BAD.  It is June and the Palouse is wearing its multiple shades of green.  The deep green of the winter wheat, the soft green winter barley, light green and diff… Read More

(Jul 3, 2014)

Spring Planting!

Timing is everything. Cliché, but oh so very true in farming. The hardest part, though, is knowing just when that perfect time is. I could have planted some of my spring barley in the last week… Read More

(Apr 7, 2014)

Oil change

I drove by a sign today offering an oil change and “complete service, only $29.95." It made me smile strangely – I think it’s called a ‘wry’ smile - thinking th… Read More

(Mar 12, 2014)

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