Scoop Blog Archive / March 2011

Cookus Interruptus Video: White Bean and Kale Minestrone

(Can't run with scissors!)
Cooked white beans, fresh sage and a touch of tomato paste create the creamy base for this nourishing soup.  Ribbons of kale add color, texture and major nutrients.  Serve with Pumpkin Pecan Muffins or a bit slice of warm bread and butter.  Who can resist?  Printable recipe click here. Read more »


Outdoors: Spring Is In the Air

Roddy Scheer

Learn a few tips and techniques from Seattle Tilth this spring that will make your garden the envy of the neighbors. Some of Tilth's upcoming classes that might be of interest in this regard include:

Build Unique Raised Beds (April 2, 10 am - 1 pm at Tilth's HQ at Good Shepherd Center in Wallingford; $45 for non-members / $35 for Tilth members)

Drip Irrigation Basics for the Home Gardener (April 9, 10 am - Noon; North Seattle location TBD; pricing TBD) Read more »


All Hail the Return of World Pizza!

I recently happened across an online commenter lamenting the pizza options in Belltown. The post was entitled “Bring Back World Pizza.”

Well commenter: wish, granted. Read more »


The Best Restaurants in Seattle at Every Price Point: The Value Issue

Joule's Hawaiian Spot Prawns in Hot Pot with Rice and Egg

Every year I come at the big April Best Restaurants issue from a different, hopefully fresh angle. This year, my inspiration was former New York Times restaurant critic Frank Bruni's farewell piece, at the end of which he argues that there is value at every price level. Read more »


Fashion + Style Friday: West Seattle is hopping with shopping sales and tax-day deals, plus a sweet soap of the month club

These Chi Mihara's would like to be friends. Meet them at Clementine for a Spring Fling

Alright, shoppers and deal devotees, start marking your calendars because the next couple of weeks are chalk full of sale parties (and geez people, get out to West Seattle!): Read more »