Margaret Walton

WHIDBEY RECIPES | Cheeseburger, cheeseburger! Health warnings leave me wondering

It’s been a bad week for those of us who think and care a lot about food.First they published an article about hamburger that turned… Continue reading

WHIDBEY RECIPES | Oysters are an easily savored taste of the sea breeze

Note: If you are among the many who cannot abide the thought of eating an oyster in any form, just pass up this column today.John… Continue reading

WHIDBEY RECIPES | New grocery store brings new opportunities for great food

As you’re reading this column, The Goose is going through its first hours as the new kid on the block.After reading all the comments and… Continue reading

WHIDBEY RECIPES | Who needs a Blackberry?

One of my granddaughters has a Blackberry. As far as I’m able to tell, she uses it to have a life.

WHIDBEY RECIPES | Eating less, cutting calories may make a monkey out of me

Eat less and you just might live longer, at least so say researchers, who last week released the results of a 20-year study involving flies,… Continue reading

WHIDBEY RECIPES | The world looked up to the first man on the moon

For almost a month now, we’ve been overwhelmed by Michael Jackson and his life, loves, drugs, music and death. I have no doubt that the… Continue reading

WHIDBEY RECIPES | Seasoned crabbers know enough to pull their pots

There was a great deal of crabbing and consternation going on last week near where we live in Sandy Hook, when crab traps were found… Continue reading

WHIDBEY RECIPES | Something sweet for a veggie that’s often ignored and misunderstood

Few vegetables have such a difficult time getting the respect they deserve as poor, misunderstood rhubarb.

WHIDBEY RECIPES | What I learned from Dad, from little things to what really matters

Sunday is Father’s Day, and as I noted in an earlier column, this will be the first Father’s Day of my life without my Dad… Continue reading

WHIDBEY RECIPES | An unexpected gift from Uncle Sam, but now what?

There it was, $250 I never expected, didn’t earn, didn’t really think would ever actually show up in my bank account, but there it was.I… Continue reading