While attending the recent Hood River Valley Harvest Fest in Hood River, Oregon, I saw Scott Cully, a master pumpkin carver working on a massive pumpkin. How big was it?
No shortage of apples at our house. The boys love whatever I bake for them, but their favorite is a family recipe, Apple Crisp.
Berry picking is something I’ve been doing since I moved to Oregon. There is something very special about the berries here. Like the grapes for pinot noir, berries like the weather here during the summer months – once it kicks in! Cool nights and hot days. Generally the strawberries come into their full sweetness in […]
August 19, 2011 It’s fairly common knowledge that Portland, Oregon is well known for its beer and micro-breweries – there are over 30 breweries in town, and many more pubs that serve up this crafted ale. This weekend kicks off a week of microbrew celebration aptly called Portland Beer Week. There are a number of […]
August 17, 2011 Full of history, love of food, and an interest in bringing old-world traditions into the 21st Century, it was a delight to discover Charcuterie – a Documentary via Ediblearia. In this short documentary “Charcuterie is defined as the cookery of meat, but in the past 700 years, it’s become so much more. […]