No matter the season, even these cold, winter months, it’s important to include locally grown, sustainable ingredients into your meal planning. Do you need ideas on how to “beat the winter blues” in the kitchen? Do you want to learn how to make some lesser known comfort foods to “ward off the winter chill?” 21 Acres offers hands-on, affordable cooking classes using local ingredients in seasonal flavorful recipes, all presented with a unique Northwest “flair.” Here’s what’s coming up in January:
On the morning of Feb. 8, 1886, James M. Colman and family friend Wilbur Patten were on their way to Seattle. Patten was going home and Colman was on his way to court to settle a dispute with George Miller of Enatai (Beaux Arts) over a land acquisition. They were ambushed at the south end of Mercer Island. Patten never made it home and Colman never made it to court. Miller was tried four times for murder, making him the only person in Territorial history to be tried so many times before so many people for a single crime. Tom Hitzroth will share the results of his personal detective work, exploring the crime, the investigation and the trials. Was Miller an innocent man?