Bernice Cranston Vavalis

...Rogers-Chase of Seattle, Wash. She is also survived by close friend George Swain.She was preceded in death by her daughter Cherry Lynn Abarham, father and mother John and Alice Vavalis, Grandfather James Jackson; sisters Dorothy Enbusk and Shirley Ramsdell...
Fresh cherries better than cough drops

...crisp, sweet cherry. It is a pleasure...fleetingly each year. Cherries are a be the best cherry for eating. Rainier cherries were originally...knife. Sweet Cherry Fruit Salad with...Dressing 2 cups cherries, pitted 1 small...
Parallels in plant and animal reproduction

...I thought of plants simply as green things that we sometimes ate, or mowed down every week or so, or from which we picked cherries and apples. At some point, I realized that they also provided perches for birds and nesting places for gray squirrels. But...
Winter damage can be minimized by prompt action

...many otherwise hardy plants out of dormancy and then shocked them into fatal temperature traumas. Japanese maples, flowering cherries and crabapples, even early flowering Japanese quinces that had been planted in yards 40 years before were killed all over...
Pot prices plunge in Washington

...and new labeling rules.After initially restricting so-called edibles, Washington has allowed dozens, from Legal Rainier Cherry Soda to Baked Botanicals 420 Party Mix."What you can't see is how many we've denied," Garza said of products such as...
3 creative takes on the classic Irish soda bread

...generous 1/2 cup of cocoa powder, dried cherries and dark chocolate.To create your own...protein; 300 mg sodium.DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHERRY SODA BREADFollow the main recipe, but...currants, stir in 1 cup chopped dried cherries and 1 cup chopped dark chocolate. Bake...
A holiday cookie for those of us who hate baking

...flexibility was a must.These cherry-chocolate drop cookies are...If you don't like dried cherries, substitute another dried...get on with the holidays.CHERRY-WHITE CHOCOLATE DROP COOKIESStart...well mixed in. Mix in the cherries, cranberries and chocolate...
On the Trails: Going home, coming home

...flock.But perhaps the biggest treat was just wandering around in a forest of maples, hickories, big-tooth aspens, black cherries, white pines and various species of oak. I greatly miss the diversity of deciduous trees (especially the oaks) that comprise...
From the Garden: Sharing the passion is part of the delight

...nodding primroses (since you can't buy them anywhere) or digging up and passing on seedlings of the delicious Telephone Hill cherries can communicate delight and comradeship in a way as old as Babylon.Rare or common, exotic or indigenous, sharing treasures...
Foodie culture in the capital

...Alaskan sourdough. The bread varieties change daily (my favorite is Wednesday's Italian Chocolate Bread made with dried cherries). The bakery offers two sandwiches - avocado and dubliner cheese with mayo, red onion, lettuce and tomato, or Genoa salami...


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