Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Pig That Came to Dinner

BY ED MURRIETA In about 36 hours, one of the little porkers that Cheryl Ouellette raises on her free-range farm in Summit will be served as a pulled-pork special at Primo Grill in Tacoma. But first, dinner must wake up.

Posted in Chefs, Farmers

Coffee’s Benevolent Mr. Bean

BY ED MURRIETA PORTLAND — Walking into Stumptown Coffee Roasters, Duane Sorenson greeted a barista in singsong hipster patois. “Hey, man.” “What’s up?” “How’s it going?” “Right on.” “Awesome.” Dressed in a hooded white sweat shirt, quilted green jacket, blue

Posted in Food Business People

Butterly Love

BY ED MURRIETA In French kitchens, they call it beurre composé. In American kitchens, butter plus another ingredient–herb, spice, nut–is known as compound butter, our blunt description of churned dairy blended with flavors and textures. And in medical cannabis kitchens,

Posted in Medical Marijuana Edibles, Recipes