When a Weekend Getaway is Wild, Wet, and Beautiful

A Pacific Northwest adventure of the normal kind Tiny droplets of ocean spray hit my face as I turn into the wind. I am bundled up warmly from head to toe; knit hat, quilted jacket, gloves, and warm socks inside my shiny red rubber boots. The sun is at a quarter slant in the sky, for... Continue Reading →

Traditional Irish Colcannon

Try your luck with this tasty side dish, traditionally served on Halloween. Leeks and garlic simmer in the skillet, filling the kitchen with their earthy aroma. The potatoes are cooking in the big kettle and the cabbage is chopped ready to mingle its flavors into the medley called Colcannon. Colcannon is an Irish dish served... Continue Reading →

Lost Roo in Long Beach WA

G͛day is the greeting at the Lost Roo bar and grill in Long Beach, Washington. It offers traditional Australian comfort foods, better known in the land down under as “tucker,” as well as other creative and eclectic dishes. Walking into the spacious grand dining room, there are television screens broadcasting sports of all sorts and people everywhere.... Continue Reading →

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