October 2011
Monthly Archives

Halloween, Winemaker’s Dinner, Nation’s Largest Steelhead Derby. Harvest Idaho: One Bite at a Time

Week 10: October 31st — November 6 Jack Frost paints a portrait of beauty With colors so vivid and bright; It’s framed with a purple misty haze And draped in a frosty night. Big, fat, bright orange pumpkins Nestle snugly among shocks of corn; Leaves flutter silently earthward; Ice sparkles like glass in the dawn. […]

A Taste of Italy in Idaho

Heading west from Montana or east from Washington atop Interstate 90, we always build in time to stop in the historic silver mining town of Wallace. Sometimes we stop for a pint at the brewpub, other times a shot of espresso and a pastry. Now we’ll stop for the cannolis. A few weeks ago, heading […]

Braised Lamb, Tea Tasting, and Italian Cooking. Harvest Idaho: One Bite at a Time

Week 9: October 24 – 30 Before you head out with the wee ghosties and ghoulies for some trick-or-treating, stop in to one of these fantastic culinary events. Rest assured, they are more treat than trick! October 26: Braised Lamb and Manchego Potatoes Cooking Class, Basque Market Enjoy tapas and wine tasting while learning how […]

The Adventure Continues: Twin Springs Resort

Just about the time I began to pray I wasn’t lost in the wilds of Idaho, we found our destination. Twin Springs Resort (population: 2) seems to come out of nowhere, which a driver might tend to feel that they’re in the middle of, shortly before arriving. The dubious sign letting you know that you’re […]

Broncologue: An Update

Guest blogger Brian Dickens wrote a piece called Broncologue that was posted in October 2010. Brian is back to update us on the Bronco pride he’s passed down to his children. Original Post My 2-year old Mia and I are psyching ourselves up for our trip to Idaho’s 3rd largest city this Saturday. I’m not […]

Horseback Riding, Wine Tours, and Fall Recipes. Harvest Idaho: One Bite at a Time.

Week 8: October 17 – 23 As we get closer to Halloween and the cool Idaho air gives us a reprieve from the summer heat, rich wines and hearty dishes of comfort foods take center stage. It’s not too late to enjoy an outdoor adventure and ease into fall with these great Idaho events. October […]