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Gourmondo & Knack “Celebrate Seattle” Crossword Puzzle Answers

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Sometimes thinking out of the box means thinking about what should go IN the box. When we decided to partner with Gourmondo, one of Seattle’s most delicious catering companies, we told founder Alissa Leinonen we wanted to make the experience fun for everyone who was about to enjoy Gourmondo’s fresh, delicious boxed lunches. We borrowed our mom’s thoughtful habit of leaving notes in our school lunchboxes, with a twist: because Seattle is…

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Salted Caramel’s Slick Success

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The French Confection Brittany, France, 1981. Pastry chef Henri Le Roux flouts one tradition while paying homage to another: while it’s customary in the pastry world to use unsalted butter in baking and confectionery, Le Roux couldn’t resist experimenting with Bretagne’s famously rich salted butter. He swirled it into a batch of caramel and studded the mixture with chopped walnuts, almonds, and hazelnuts. His “Caramel-Beurre-Salé” transfixed customers as the idea spread across…

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