January 15, 2015
Fred Rogers — the gentle guy behind Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood — began a sweater drive in 1997, before he passed away in 2003. Today, we're proud to help share in his legacy of comfort and neighbors helping neighbors. You'll find sweater donation bins at all PCC stores, so clean out your closet of gently used sweaters and bring them on down! We'll pass them along to local organizations like Wellspring Family Services.
Find when and where you can drop off your items.
January 08, 2015
Looking for some good advice for the New Year? Firefly Kitchen's owner Julie O'Brien has some: "When in doubt eat Kraut!" This small, local company makes flavorful fermented foods by hand with the help of volunteers in their Fremont kitchen. PCC Chef Lynne Vea gets to sample a smoothie and some of Julie's famous "kimcheese."
January 01, 2015
PCC Chef Jackie Freeman invited two Girl Scouts, Becca and Nur, to the kitchen to help make Weeknight Noodle Bowls, an easy, flexible way to get a healthy dinner on the table for everyone in the family. The girls learn to hard boil eggs in the process, but they also try a variety of proteins and veggies.
December 18, 2014
Big Dipper Wax Works was born more than 20 years ago, and we're proud to have a long-lasting relationship with this Seattle company. See the process of how the 100 percent beeswax candles are made, then stop in to our stores to sniff to your heart's content! You'll find gorgeous hand-dipped tapers, pillars and votives year-round, plus a lovely assortment of seasonally themed candles.
December 04, 2014
This Seattle company may look like a meat processing plant but it specializes in vegan products. PCC’s Lynne Vea visits Field Roast to see how wheat, potatoes and apples are transformed into sausage.
November 24, 2014Top tips for cutting onions (01:14)
PCC Chef Jackie Freeman shows you how to make quick work of cutting onions — and you'll learn to avoid the tears while you're at it.
November 24, 2014How to prep winter greens (00:37)
Removing the stems from hearty winter greens is a snap! PCC Chef Jackie Freeman shows that the only necessary tool is a firm grip.
November 24, 2014How to open wine bottles (01:40)
PCC Chef Jackie Freeman demystifies the opening of three styles of wine bottles, including the increasingly popular "Stelvin closure" (which you might know as "screw-top").
November 24, 2014Smart cake pan prep (01:36)
You'll never have a cake stick to the pan again with these great, simple techniques from PCC Chef Jackie Freeman.