What the Heck Is Mead?

What the heck is mead?

Awhile ago I was on a personal quest to find out about mead. Locally, I began to see tastings and classes pop-up. I knew it was an ancient beverage made from honey – but what did it really taste like? Was it as sugary sweet as drinking honey nectar?

This is what I found out!

Debbie Dean-the Artist, featured artisan in Cooking Up a Story's new online store.

Debbie Dean-the Artist

Cooking Up a Story introduces its new online store with a story about Debbie Dean, one of the exciting artisans whose products they are now featuring.

Featuring Artist Tonya Gray-Magnetic Chalkboards

Featuring Artist Tonya Gray

Tonya Gray’s magnetic chalkboards are sturdy, versatile, and functional while still being artistic creations. They hang on a wall from a wire, a refrigerator, or outside the home, always at the ready for the perfect short message, list, and reminder.

How to Roast Chestnuts with organic chestnut farmer, Chris Foster

How to Roast Chestnuts

Cut a small opening in the raw chestnut skin, roast, peel, and eat! Chestnut season runs between October and December so you’ll find organic farmer, Chris Foster, busy harvesting and distributing chestnuts from the 350 chestnut trees on his small farm on the outskirts of Portland, Oregon. With ample chestnuts, Foster was kind enough to […]