Build Your Own Bitters

Bottles of bitters

Take Some Bitters Advice For the home mixologist, the commercially available bitters can seem confusing:

Spicy Honey Glaze


But about one-third of the human diet is derived from plants pollinated by creatures. And honeybees perform 80% of this work.

The Milo Cocktail

The Milo Cocktail

Northwest Palate asked Lance Mayhew to pair a cocktail with Jenn Louis’s Clams

Clams w/ Preserved Lemon, Garlic & Pimentón

Clams with Preserved Lemons

“I think cocktails go beautifully with food,” says Chef Jenn Louis,

Butternut Squash Gnocchi with Butter and Sage


As Sabrina talked of her trips to Italy, she stirred the flours, salt, ricotta, and egg into the cooked squash

Grandma’s Chicken, Herb Dumplings, & Pumpkin Noodles

Chicken with Dumplings and Pumpkin Noodles

As she ladled the chicken and dumplings into the serving bowl, she reflected that simple ingredients like carrots and onions, dumplings, and chicken speak of family and memory

Autumn Fruit Salad in Late Harvest Riesling Dressing

Asian pear salad

Select a Late Harvest Riesling with good acidity to balance the sweetness of this autumn salad.

Potato-Mushroom Cake

Potato Cake

This dish closely resembles the potato latkes that my grandmother made. We prepared something similar when I worked in France,

Warm Potato Hash

Recipe: Warm Potato Hash

Birch Syrup-Glazed Pacific Sardines on Toast with Potato Hash

A tasty mess of elegant sardines on a plate