Category Archives: Food

The Update: What’s Happening in July

Jon Quitslund Here’s another sketchy account of developments in the month ahead pertaining to the Comprehensive Plan.  There will be two Planning Commission meetings, on the 9th and the 23rd, and two Workshops for public comment: on the Environmental element, … Continue reading

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I Love Cheesecake

Jon Quitslund For several weeks now, I’ve been planning to write about a huge and scary subject, and I haven’t found a way to make it manageable.  The big topic is climate change and its impacts on weather, food supplies, … Continue reading

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My ‘Rosy Scenario’ Risotto

Jon Quitslund With my wife out of town, I’ve enjoyed cooking for myself – when I’m not eating out.  Last night I made a savory risotto, and today, as I anticipated eating the leftover portion and finishing the bottle of … Continue reading

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The Cuban Sustainability Experience

Several years ago, Sustainable Bainbridge sponsored a film entitled The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil. It was a powerful story about the struggle of the Cuban people following the loss of support from the Soviet Union, focused … Continue reading

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Oyster New Year

I’m an oyster fan.  From the time I was a child my family has owned property on Hood Canal, the sole purpose of which is to support the growth of the wonderful wild oysters.  Each year we’d visit the waterfront … Continue reading

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