Life & Arts

President Barack Obama's Chili With a Vegan Soul

What would Barack Obama take to a potluck? That was precisely the question asked of him in a 2008 interview with the North Coast Journal about food politics and a farm bill, back when he was running for president.
His answer: “Chili.” Obama has long been known to make a seriously good chili, even back in his college days. 

Hycroft Manor: Vancouver's Own Downton Abbey

A grand home owned by a family with three daughters, with a drawing room, gentleman’s smoking room, ballroom and separate servant’s quarters (and stairwells), that hosted the most splendid social gatherings and parties during the early 20th century: No, I’m not talking about the fictitious — and much-adored — Downton Abbey, but rather Vancouver’s own Hycroft Manor.

Q&A With Ernie Manouse on 'Manor of Speaking', 'Downton Abbey', PBS and More

Photo: Houston Chronicle © 2015.

Cocktails and Hors d'oeuvres for Your 'Downton Abbey' Viewing Party

After waiting nearly ten months for the next chapter in the Crawley family saga to continue, season six of the hit series Downton Abbey, the final season, airs Sundays at 9:00 p.m. on KCTS 9

'Everyone Is Always Playing a Role': Q&A With Noni Hazlehurst on 'A Place to Call Home', Australia, and Acting

Pike Place Market Edible Gift Guide

Pike Place Market is not just for tourists! The Market is the beating heart of Seattle's famous food scene, and the best place in town to find a food-related gift, or to have an unforgettable food experience yourself.

To find something for the cooks and food lovers in your life, I suggest exploring the Market and making a gift basket to fit your tastes and budget, or giving them a food experience. I’ve shared lists of my favorite gifts of each type below.

Talking Downton Abbey Season Six With Jessica Fellowes

What I Learned as a KCTS 9 Intern

Over the course of six months, University of Washington student Sydney Friend Sifferman worked in KCTS 9’s Marketing & Communications department as a Community Engagement Intern. As her internship comes to an end, she shares some of the key things she learned and will take away from her time at KCTS 9:

Child Care’s Broken Promise: Parents Want Solutions

By Paul Nyhan | Special to Equal Voice News on December 1, 2015 

When Angelica Gonzalez left home at age 11, all she wanted was a safe place where she could go back to school.

Jacques Pépin's Heart & Soul Holiday Sides – Country Bread & Pureed Squash Gratin

JACQUES PEPIN HEART AND SOUL IN THE KITCHEN, © 2015 by Jacques Pepin. Reproduced by permission of Tom Hopkins. All rights reserved.