August 2012

Chorizo Burgers with Roasted Padron Peppers

INGREDIENTSFor the peppers:½ lb. padron peppers3 tablespoons olive oilcoarse salt, like Maldon or fleur de sel For the burgers:1 lb….

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Best Washington Wines: 2012 Award Winners

Because we don’t need other people to tell us that Washington makes great wine.

Winners listed in their respective categories: Best Winemakers Best Red Wines Best White Wines Seven hundred and thirty-nine wineries? Only…

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Perfect Seattle Picnic Blanket

Eliminate wet blankets forever with this supersonic product from local company Fruitsuper Design

Newsflash: Seattle weather is fickle. Which is exactly why local company Fruitsuper design (fruitsuper.com) developed a new waterproof picnic blanket—to…

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Tasting the Elusive Tempranillo

Last year’s emerging varietal winner—the savory Spanish grape Tempranillo—was put to the taste test.

With all the experimentation going on in Washington wine, some winemakers and viticulturists see the dry, hot conditions of parts…

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Auction of Washington Wine Insider’s Guide

Our insider’s guide to Woodinville’s can’t-miss wine event this month.

Despite the fact that the Auction of Washington Wines, an annual destination weekend that raises funds for Seattle Children’s, occurs…

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New Discoveries in Willamette Valley

Spend a weekend here sampling Oregon's new pours.

Oregon and the Willamette Valley AVA have established their oeuvre with Pinot Noir, but their repertoire is growing. A newfound…

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