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  • Kitchen Scrubby or Sensory Tool?
    July 7, 2016

    Kitchen Scrubby or Sensory Tool?

    I was so taken with our new silicone kitchen scrubbies from Kuhn Rikon. I found myself constantly touching and holding them because they felt so cool--that probably had something to do with the fact it has over 5,000 silicone bristles....

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  • Creamy Radish Soup Recipe
    May 19, 2016

    Creamy Radish Soup Recipe

    I just planted my first radish crop this year, and I can't wait for harvest. I found this soup recipe last year in an Eating Well magazine, and ended up making it several times throughout radish season. Dave and I...

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  • I Love to Clean?!
    April 8, 2016

    I Love to Clean?!

    I love a clean house! Perhaps because I grew up that way. My mother kept a pristine home in spite of raising 6 children. We used to joke around and call her “Mrs. Clean”. When my father would hear us...

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  • February 3, 2016

    Bridge Coaching Supplies

    Last year we posted about the Bridge Coaching tablecloths, and how they have made such a positive difference with the local bridge club. Well, the bridge club is still going strong, and they've even added new members. The bridge party...

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  • November 19, 2015

    Healthy Thanksgiving?

    Does a Healthy Thanksgiving sound like an oxymoron? Well, Chelan Fresh paired up with local chef, Meg Raines to accomplish just that. The task laid out for Meg was to create a Thanksgiving menu that would bring the whole family...

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  • October 8, 2015

    Constructive Eating for Kids!

    It's so much fun making special memories with our grandkids. I love having my 3 year old granddaughter visit me in Chelan. She has her own bedroom where I keep all her special toys, many of which belonged to my...

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  • September 11, 2015

    Thank You!

    Well, in the wake of the disaster and tragedy, we are reminded of all the reasons we choose to live where we live, surrounded by people like all of you. Fires blazed through our town and surrounding communities, thick smoke...

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  • August 24, 2015

    Chelan Complex Fires - How Can You Help?

    First of all, we want to thank everyone for their prayers, e-mail messages, and phone calls expressing concern and support. The Culinary Apple team is safe. Although three team members did have to evacuate their homes, all are back safe...

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  • August 13, 2015

    What to do with Summers End Zucchini & Tomatoes?

    In the Kitchen with Dave & Mary I look forward to reading Eating Well magazine every month. On average, we make a minimum of four recipes a month that become “keepers.” The following recipe for Sausage & Onion Stuffed Zucchini...

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