Entries by Gwen Ashley Walters

Sun Valley Magazine: The Wonder of Pie

“Pie, me-oh-my, I love pie.” — Andie MacDowell, from the 1996 movie “Michael.” For the fall issue of Sun Valley Magazine, I penned an article on the “wonder of pie.” The article includes tips on making the perfect pie crust from Maeme Rasberry of Rasberry’s Bistro and Catering in Ketchum, Idaho. Trust me, her chicken […]

CK’s Mustard Braised Short Ribs

Twice a year, Sun Valley Magazine publishes a dining guide filled with articles about the Wood River Valley food scene. For the winter issue, I wrote a story about braising — that wonderful, slow cooking technique that turns tough cuts of meat into meltingly tender morsels. But meat isn’t the only benefactor of braising. Long-time […]

Sun Valley Magazine: Coffee 101

  Who doesn’t like to talk coffee? I finally sat down with Liz Roquet of Lizzy’s Fresh Coffee in Ketchum, Idaho, for a lengthy discussion about the science of coffee — from bean to cup — for an article in the winter issue of Sun Valley Magazine. (It took a while. A couple years ago I […]

Gwen’s Granola — with less sugar

  I can’t stop fussing with my granola recipe, which I’ve dubbed “the world’s most expensive granola” and “the world’s best granola.” The former is probably true, the latter is a biased opinion. My latest experiments involve reducing the amount of sugar in the recipe. It’s no secret my former iterations were super sweet. No wonder — think […]