Live from New York . . . It’s Yakima Valley Hops!

For 25 years I have had the good fortune of journeying “home” to be with family in upstate New York during the summer months. It is where I spent my childhood and young adult years.   The slow pace of daily living on Lake George in the Adirondacks completes me. I crave it all winter … Continued

Perfecting a Yakima Valley Staple:  Beans

Our out of town guests always insist on a Mexican meal (or two!) when they visit Yakima for a weekend, knowing that we are extremely spoiled because of the many authentic Mexican restaurants and taco vans located throughout the Valley. For about the past ten years, I have attempted to make Mexican-styIe beans but the inconsistency with each outcome lead me … Continued