In the Kitchen

Cooler weather inspires warm, hearty meals and comfort food. If you have a hankering for baking powder biscuits, give these a try! Baking them in a cast iron pan at a high temperature works amazingly well. Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 tablespoon granulated sugar (if desired) 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 ounces cold butter 1 heaping cup plain … Continue reading In the Kitchen

The West has Won Me Over

It’s the pathway to the Pacific Ocean, where our eyes feast on majestic mountains draped by deep blue skies and cottony clouds. It’s where we breathe in evergreen-scented air and find ourselves dwarfed by towering forests, rich with luscious ferns and trailing moss. It’s where abundant waters flow in streams, rivers and cascading falls. It’s the Pacific Northwest. With all the highways and byways to … Continue reading The West has Won Me Over