PCC Taste December 2014

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Celebrate citrus

Use the zest, juice and flesh of these juicy, immune-boosting fruits to liven up your holiday table.

Toast to the roast

We've matched up five very different beef roasts with their preferred cooking method and a suggested recipe. Get delicious results for every occasion.

Butter-free baking

Butter is nearly always the fat of choice for holiday baking, but it's easier to substitute than many other ingredients when you try to adjust a recipe on the fly. Learn how to get great results.

A guide to winter citrus

We welcome more than 15 varieties of citrus into our produce department from December to March. Check out our handy chart to see when your favorite orange or tangerine is available.

One ingredient, five ways: Pomegranates

Sprinkle sweet-tart pomegranate seeds over a salad, blend them into a tangy dressing or add them to a dessert.

Bubbles: A guide to choosing a bottle (or two)

From festive Lambrusco to "grower" Champagne, we have an array of sparkling wine to toast the season. Discover some of our favorite regions and producers.

What's in store for December

Celebrate December with locally made candy canes, handcrafted holiday wreathes, all kinds of egg nog options and Hanukkah candles made from beeswax.

DIY: Charcuterie

Change up your party menu by shifting cured meats from an extra to the star of the show. With a few simple guidelines, you can assemble a plate that will make you proud.

Gifts with a story

Discover five fantastic cookbooks with Northwest roots, along with four soft and cozy gifts like hats, hand puppets and socks.

DIY gifts

Find creative recipes for special body care items, gingerbread cookie mix and all sorts of sweet and savory treats for a variety of skill levels. You'll also find our 10 under $20 gift guide, along with PCC gift cards and more.

Ginger: a universal medicine

Floral and pungent, ginger is a wonderful, warming, wintertime food that provides support for our immune, circulatory and digestive systems.

Community and features

Announcing our final Community Grant award of 2014, along with a reminder about our annual Holiday Food Drive and some fresh videos.


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