I moved to the country with my husband five years ago. Our place is a a ten-acre work-in-progress an hour northeast of Seattle, at the base of the Cascade Mountains. We have a large organic garden, some free-ranging hens, and a lot of "projects." Reroof the barn, improve drainage, fix areas of fencing where trees have fallen, that kind of thing. There isn't a single worthy restaurant for miles but we wouldn't live anywhere else.
- What is the strangest food you have ever eaten?
- dried yak meat, in nepal
- What do you cook when home alone?
- usually our eggs
- Your most treasured kitchen possession:
- a set of tea caddies my mother brought home from Japan in the fifties. It was the same set used on a first class railway car there.
- The ideal number of guests for a dinner party is:
- However many can make it through the snow, lately.