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What we’re reading

Written by Josh C on Nov 3, 2011

There’s so much great stuff happening online surrounding how we eat that we wanted to share some of the fun, delicious, and important posts we’ve come across over the last week or two. Smoked White Bean and Ham Hock  Stew -Heidi Rodgers discovers a new guest at her parties – “With a day to myself [...]

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The Busy Girl Cooks Chicken

Written by Lindsey on Oct 13, 2011

I war with myself, being a foodie and a student who also works five days a week.  I am infatuated with food from the Southern-style comfort dishes I grew up with to the fresh, light food of the Pacific Northwest, where I now live, to the exotically spiced fare from foreign soil.  I love to [...]

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Join us at the Experience Food Project’s Mercer Island Community Harvest Dinner

Written by Marlen on Sep 21, 2011

Do you support strengthening families and communities through changing the culture in school meal programs and at home? Join Experience Food Project’s Mercer Island Community Harvest Dinner this Thurs. 6p-8p. Enjoy a meal featuring seasonal recipes from TENDER: farmers, cooks, eaters. Where: Islander Middle School Cafeteria When: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Who: Everyone is [...]

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Chef Tom French of Experience Food Project and TENDER partner at the Mercer Island Farmers Market

Written by Marlen on Jul 28, 2011

This past weekend, Experience Food Project’s director, Chef Tom French chose TENDER: farmers, cooks, eaters as the blueprint to show the Mercer Island community simple ways to enjoy and share the bounty of farm-fresh food. Chef Tom began the demo by walking the Mercer Island Farmers’ Market tables choosing a colorful rainbow of ingredients including tender ‘spicy’ arugula, plump red Attika [...]

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Let’s Celebrate Summer

Written by Nancy and Jody on Jun 9, 2011

  MAGNOLIA FARMERS’ MARKET  June 18, 2011 Start your summer by joining Tamara and the creative team of TENDER: farmers, cooks, eaters at Dish-it-up in Magnolia from 11:00 – 1:00. Tamara will prepare dishes from TENDER  with ingredients that are available right now from our farmers. She will also be signing your book copies and sharing [...]

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GALTime – Crafting homemade pizzas in Seattle

Written by Community on Apr 26, 2011

My husband is originally from Los Angeles and loves to grill out, rain, shine and even snow. He believes every dish can benefit some way from coals (he’s a purest) or wood, be it savory or sweet. Two weeks ago we were lazing around the house on a weekend, trying to decide what to serve [...]

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Simple Joys of Eating Locally

Written by TENDER on Apr 11, 2011

Tender: A Cookbook Review What do you get when you combine fresh farm-grown food, a commitment to supporting that food, and women with passion? You get Tender: Farmers, Cooks, Eaters, a newly-published cookbook alive with stories, full-color photos, and thoughtful recipes that express the joys of eating locally.  Amber Stott of Awake at the Whisk  shares her experience [...]

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Breast Cancer Fund Dinner and Auction

Written by Community on Apr 4, 2011

  I am grateful to be living in a time when I must pay attention.  We have all become more sensitive and knowledgeable about the fact that food plays a major role when it comes to our own health and well-being.  The choices that we make affect our communities and the planet where we play [...]

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Hey Where’s Tamara?

Written by Nancy and Jody on Jan 25, 2011

We have an exciting February fast approaching so time to plan a few fun activities.  Tamara and TENDER are out and about in February so why not stop by and say “hi” – Here is what’s going on -   Fun Friday out of the rain – 2/11                 [...]

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An evening with Michael Pollan

Written by Nancy and Jody on Jan 18, 2011

Saturday evening with Michael Pollan and an auditorium filled with interested, listening, and active people was a truly inspiring.  Pollan reminded us that with all the confusion on the packaging of  ‘edible food-like substances’ we can continue to ask ourselves why  and how we arrived at this place and reframe our thinking. Real food, food our [...]

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