In this issue, we look underneath, behind, and around a few corners to find things that are lost. Or to grapple with things that we want to find.
Plant breeder Frank Morton not only preserves heirloom seeds, he uses classical plant-breeding techniques to create tasty new varieties like Stocky Red Roaster peppers and frilly Red Ursa kale. Hannah Wallace reports on how these “heirlooms of tomorrow” are expanding culinary horizons in Portland and around the world.
When I was 23, and the possibility of having children still seemed distant and terrifying, my grandmother asked me to consider the impossible. We were polishing buttons at the kitchen counter.…
Sometimes we even find strength in spaghetti.
Our Lost & Found meal is a big spaghetti supper with our heartiest Bolognese.
A good batch of pasta starts with a little fortitude.