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Brian Scheehser: Chef, Farmer And Now, Award-Winning Cheesemaker

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Leslie Kelly
Chef Brian Scheehser at his farm

Congrats to Trellis chef Brian Scheehser, who recently won a second-place ribbon at the annual American Cheese Society competition in Madison, Wisconsin, for a carrot-nasturtium Monterey Jack he made with Blaine Hages from Cherry Valley Dairy in Duvall.

Considering there were more than 1,800 different types of cheese entered in this prestigious competition, this is a pretty big deal. Read more »

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5 Reasons To Visit Pike Place Market Right Now

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Leslie Kelly
Rachel Marshall from Rachel's Ginger Beer

Yes, Pike Place Market is teeming with tourists this time of year, crowds of visitors clogging the streets and walkways, snapping shots of flying fish.

It’s mighty tempting to avoid the Market during the summer, but that would be a big mistake. As local farmers set up on the cobblestones and new places open and old favorites do a fantastic job of showcasing the best ingredients of the season, there’s really no better time to come on down.

Here are a few reasons why: Read more »

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Coming Soon, Tickets Going Quickly: Salmon Enchanted Evening

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Leslie Kelly

Better hook some tickets soon to the feel-good cookout of the summer. The season’s first installment of Salmon Enchanted Evening sold out, with more than 450 folks feasting on one of the beautifully put together meals wrangled by Tom Douglas and his crackerjack crew. Read more »

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Perfect Wine Pairing: POP Gourmet Popcorn And...

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Leslie Kelly

I hate the tyranny of traditional meal times, especially this time of year. Read more »

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Capitol Hill Block Party Was A Feast For All Senses

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Leslie Kelly

Wow. Just WOW!

The Capitol Hill Block Party delivered the full-on sensory overload I was expecting--it was my first time, be gentle.

When I told friends I was going, they served up some stern warnings: Yeah, good luck with that massive clustercuss. Or, words to that effect. Read more »