German Butter Ball Mash

Local German Butter Ball potatoes grown at the WSU Organic farm ( pictured here) have a very rough skin but a golden, buttery hue instead. This color is were I’m guessing the name comes from, as well as the texture, which is fairly creamy compare to a russet type baking potato. Want to grow some…

Chestnuts

                          We are all finished singing about chestnuts roasting on an open fire, but this December I did enjoy roasting some chestnuts I bought at the Moscow Food Coop. So beautiful and shiny! Thanks to the infographic created by Alex Boake I was easily…

Free Form Cooking: Cabbage Piroshkis

Okay so I’m the type of cook who uses recipes as a general guide or source of inspiration.  It must come from the amateur, but passionate, dancer in me. I’m creating a new work of art that will be gone when the music stops or when the eating’s done. This recipe is my first attempt…

To Catch a Slug, and Grow a Garden!- Jessie Hunter

        These bad boy slugs are chowing down on my irises. I caught and drowned some pretty good sized slugs last week with some leftover Blue Moon. We’ll see what I can catch this evening. The chickens loved the beer infused slugs too!   My raised beds area is looking great! The…

Split Pea Masala Dal with Deep Roots Farm Celery Root-Jessie Hunter

My first time using celery root. It has a very distinctive aroma ( herbal). This is a very flavorful dish. It would also be tasty as a dip if pureed in a food processor. Inspired by Julie Sahni’s book Classic Indian Cooking  Part A: Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups yellow or green split peas 1/3 teaspoon powdered…

PCW Foods

This is the Palouse Clearwater Foods blog. We are part of the Palouse Clear Water Food Coalition . Our goal is to share stories, recipes, and events that celebrate the unique foods found in the Palouse Clear Water Region of Idaho and Washington.