Coffee 101

Oh, that elixir of the morning. It is estimated that half of the entire population of America drinks coffee daily. Averaging a little more than 3 cups each day, 150 million Americans start their day with an espresso, cappuccino, … Read More

Do it Yourself (but invite friends) Cold Frame

To combat the cold winter, building a cold frame – a winter gardening box – will help provide a place for leafy vegetables such as kale and spinach, beets and arugula during the colder months of the year. This one … Read More

Color in Cosmopolis

A glob of orange on the end of a metal rod is pushed into a furnace that blows heat into the room. The glob is removed and taken to a work bench where it’s spun and treated with air. It … Read More

French Onion Soup

“My girlfriend’s most favorite thing in the world is French Onion soup. So I not only have become accustomed to ordering it with her at most every restaurant we visit, I also have to make it for her far too … Read More

Razor Clams

Autumn marks that time of year, when locals and tourists alike flock to the Washington coast in search of the seemingly hidden razor clam. Marked by shows in the sand ­­ a telltale sign that a treasure lies below ­­ … Read More