Alderbrook Resort
Alderbrook Resort

Part 1: Fall/Winter Comfort Food, Outdoor Fun, and Tranquility Awaits A room with a view of a fjord and the snowcapped mountains is just under a two-...

Des Moines Park
Des Moines Park

The weather forecast for the day called for rain and wind. What a surprise for a fall/winter forecast for the Greater Seattle Area (not!). However,...

Gazpacho
Gazpacho

Part 3 of Salem, Oregon: Grab a Bite to Eat, a Sip of Wine, and Unwind in the Outdoors (Read Part 1 and Part 2). Eola Amity Hill AVA There are 26...

kayaking in Salem Oregon
kayaking in Salem Oregon

Part 2 of Salem, Oregon: Grab a Bite to Eat, a Sip of Wine, and Unwind in the Outdoors. With all the great food and drinks that can be found in...

Korean Fried Chicken
Korean Fried Chicken

Healthy recipes that look and taste good are hard to come by. However, they do exist, and some are even easier to make than their unhealthy...

korean 5 spiced shortribs
korean 5 spiced shortribs

Salem, Oregon Part 1- Eating Your Way Through Downtown Salem The main goal for our trip to Oregon's capital city was to explore the AVA's...

Alderbrook Resort
Des Moines Park
Gazpacho
kayaking in Salem Oregon
Korean Fried Chicken
korean 5 spiced shortribs