Chelsea Federwitz

Local home cooks, chefs discuss their take on stuffing

The star of the Thanksgiving table is the turkey. But stuffing plays a strong supporter role. And its also a dish that’s perfect for improvisation. There are practically endl ...

How do you like them onions?

When Manuel and Roberta Ferreira planted their Walla Walla onions in November, they weren’t aware of just how big a surprise they were in for. The sweet onions have emerged, ...

Find your inner chef at Newcastle Produce cooking classes

Friends and newcomers  will gather several nights each week this summer to learn new methods of cooking, polish up on technique and have a good time making good food. Newcastl ...

Iced tea a taste of summer in every sip

Iced tea is the ultimate summer drink. No matter whether you like it strong and black, sweet and green, or fruity and light, a sip of iced tea can refresh to the core on the hottes ...

Sweet or savory —winter squash is true comfort

When those dreary days of winter seem never ending, it’s nice to know there’s a bright orange piece of heaven to perk you up. Pureed in soups, baked in a pie, or diced for sal ...

Specialty foods shop savors 10-year anniversary

A local shop that has become a favorite for chefs, cooks and foodies is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this month. Newcastle Produce is known for its locally grown fruits and ...

Food gurus dish on favorite kitchen ‘friends’

If you like to cook, chances are you have a favorite kitchen gadget or utensil. Often it is something that saves time or simplifies cleanup. Or it is something that evokes pleasant ...