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Welcome to Bistro OneSix

Welcome to Bistro OneSix where four of my interests – writing, photography, cooking and, of course, eating – all converge. The recipes found here primarily focus on healthy, clean eating with a few indulgences now and then.

My food-centric website expanded when my husband and I had a vision to transform the alley behind our house into an edible, vertical garden. The SNOW Block Alley project was born and has taken on a vibrant life of its own, literally and metaphorically. We couldn't be more excite and proud of what it's become. We share lots of how-to and chronicle its progress here in hopes of helping inspire people to look at wasted space differently.

I'm a graphic designer and web department manager by profession and am fortunate to work with a lot of food companies, many in the natural and organic segment. I often get inspiration from the food stylist and photographers, not to mention the clients, that I work with.

In 2014 I was published for the first time. Edible Idaho printed my article on cheesemaking and I couldn't be more thrilled to continue contributing for this lovely, food-focused magazine.

I'm lucky to live in Boise, Idaho where not only is it beautiful, there's four distinct seasons that influence the menu year around. We have great access to a wide array of fruits, vegetables and meats not to mention a blooming wine and craft beer industry. I'd wager to say that Boise is becoming a foodie city and I'm pleased to call it home.

Thanks again for joining me. I hope you enjoy!

Cheers, Linda

most recent posts

Teff Rosemary Nut Crackers | Bistro OneSix

Teff Rosemary Nut Crackers

There's these really fancy crackers – I won't mention their name but they tempt me in the aisles of Whole Foods. The palette of jewel … [Read More...]

Watermelon with Yogurt and Fried Rosemary

Watermelon with Yogurt & Fried Rosemary

Every season has tastes that define it but none more so than summer. Red tomatoes and basil picked from the backyard; peaches so ripe that … [Read More...]

Albertsons Home Grocery Delivery - truck

Albertsons Grocery Delivery

No wonder summertime is the darling of the seasons. It’s warmer, it’s light later and it seems like it is decidedly more fun. For me, that … [Read More...]

National Night Out - chalk art

National Night Out in the SNOW Block

The creation of the SNOW Block has done wonders in helping our neighbors get to know each other. One thing I hear over and over from people … [Read More...]

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