Goose Creek Mercantile Journal

From the Kitchen: Barro Negro Roasted Potatoes

From the Kitchen: Barro Negro Roasted Potatoes

When you sweat simply thinking about cooking at the peak of summer heat grab your Barro Negro roasting dish and head outside.  Fire up the grill and make the crispiest of roasted potatoes.

Read on for the how to...

From the Kitchen: Iced Hibiscus Tea

From the Kitchen: Iced Hibiscus Tea

Hibiscus Tea has a tart, floral flavor that can almost be mistaken for juice.  It’s popular in equatorial regions around the globe with an array of mix-ins that reflect the local cultural flavors.  Read on for the recipe.
Our Community: Natasha Alphonse

Our Community: Natasha Alphonse

Natasha Alphonse was the first artist I began working with and I return to her ceramics again and again for inspiration.  Step into Natasha's studio for an in-depth look at her inspiration and process.  
Our Community: Stephanie Eburah

Our Community: Stephanie Eburah

Stephanie Eburah is many things: food photographer and recipe developer usually come to the top of the list. She also hosts dinners, workshops and culinary retreats in Seattle and on Lummi Island. And she loves many pieces in the Goose Creek collection... 
Gifts for giving...and receiving

Gifts for giving...and receiving

Each piece in the Goose Creek collection has been thoughtfully selected for living an intentional life; a life where quality and artistic expressio...
From the Kitchen: Glazed Pecans & the Perfect Cheese Platter

From the Kitchen: Glazed Pecans & the Perfect Cheese Platter

These glazed pecans will become your year round pièce de résistance. They have a sweet and salty flavor profile that balances out their nutty bitterness.  Add them to the perfect cheese platter, parfaits and salads.  Read on for the recipe.
From the Kitchen: Charred Scallion Dip

From the Kitchen: Charred Scallion Dip

Abundant at the farmers market this time of year, and a perennial staple in the produce department, are scallions.  The humble green onion can be a workhorse of flavor if you know how to harness it.  Charred Scallion Dip by Ashley Rodriguez.
From the Kitchen: Lentil Soup

From the Kitchen: Lentil Soup

Whatever the season, soup is always a welcome meal in our house.  A grounding & nourishing meal; It can be hearty and warming, cleansing and light.  This Lentil Soup recipe is the perfect comfort food.  The flavors are complex yet humble and can easily stand alongside vinegary salad greens or a grilled cheese sandwich.
Where did our name come from?

Where did our name come from?

I get a lot of questions about the name of our mercantile: Goose Creek.  Goose Creek is an old cabin situated on 5 wild acres, located in the Lake...