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Our Favorite Recipes: The Works Edition - the-works-seattle

Our Favorite Recipes: The Works Edition

Our gatherings may be smaller right now, and the importance of self-care has never been clearer. We've gathered a few favorite recipes from our staff to help bring some joy to your kitchen, and hopefully some delicious flavors to your tables!
Boosting Immunity with Lacto-Fermented Vegetables - the-works-seattle

Boosting Immunity with Lacto-Fermented Vegetables

Did you know including a couple of forkfuls of lacto-fermented vegetables such as raw sauerkraut, kimchi, and pickled vegetables or other probiotic-containing foods such as red miso, dairy kefir, and water kefir that contain “good bacteria” not only support the health of the gut but also influence immune system functioning and regulation?
How to Care for Trendy Houseplants - the-works-seattle

How to Care for Trendy Houseplants

With houseplants' newfound popularity comes all sorts of information online. What is the best way to care for these new plants? Which ones are easiest? Which ones need more humidity, less sunshine, or extra watering? It can be confusing, but we're here to help. We talked to our resident houseplant experts to get answers to some of your burning questions.
A Beginner’s Guide to DIY Apothecary and the Idea of Gathering - the-works-seattle

A Beginner’s Guide to DIY Apothecary and the Idea of Gathering

Shannon Douglas is the writer, photographer, and recipe developer behind Honest Magazine, a quarterly publication exploring our food and its roots, including themes of wild food, gardening, and slow living. She is sharing some of her tips and tricks for building your own apothecary in a two-part blog series.
Holiday gift picks for everyone! - the-works-seattle

Holiday gift picks for everyone!

Our shelves are jam-packed with unique wares by local makers. Shopping for the home cook, the plant mom, or the person who works too hard? We have something for everyone!