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Living Sustainably in the Pacific Northwest

Tag Archive for ‘Thanksgiving’

Roasted Cranberry Sauce

Grown in Pacific Northwest coastal bogs, cranberries are back in town for the holidays. They’re a local seasonal berry come to fruition just in time for Thanksgiving. I stumbled upon a recipe for roasted cranberry sauce in Saveur magazine (11/08) and made a batch the other morning. I’ve never before had the urge, not even […]

Giving Thanks

There’s a tradition in my family of going around the table on Thanksgiving giving each person a turn to speak about what they are most grateful for. Since we’ve invited you to our virtual kitchen table, I thought I’d start things off by expressing some of the many things I’m thankful for. Please feel free […]

Let trees be consulted . . .

Thanksgiving Day 2008. We may be coerced into simpler, also more complicated lives in the next few years, and this poem may be tongue-in-cheek, but sustainably speaking, on the money. Let the trees be consulted . . .

Please Pass the Gravy

I don’t know about you but the one Thanksgiving leftover we always run out of is gravy. Maybe that is a good thing after dousing it on practically everything on my plate — turkey, stuffing, potatoes, you name it. I’ve tried some of the gravies that come in a jar or even some from the […]